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stay 1

 (stā)
v. stayed, stay·ing, stays
v.intr.
1.
a. To continue to be in a place or condition: stay home; stay calm.
b. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger: stayed at a motel.
c. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something: We stayed to watch the final minutes of the game.
2.
a. To continue or persist in an action or activity: stayed with the original plan; stayed in college.
b. To keep up in a race or contest: tried to stay with the lead runner.
3. Games To meet a bet in poker without raising it.
4. Archaic To stop moving or stop doing something.
v.tr.
1. To remain during: stayed the week with my parents; stayed the duration of the game.
2.
a. To stop or restrain; check: Doubt stayed his hand.
b. To suspend by legal order the implementation of (a planned action), especially pending further proceedings: stay a prisoner's execution.
3. To satisfy or appease temporarily: stayed his anger.
4. Archaic To wait for; await: "I will not stay thy questions. Let me go; / Or if thou follow me, do not believe / But I shall do thee mischief in the wood" (Shakespeare).
n.
1. A brief period of residence or visiting.
2. Law
a. The order by which a planned action is stayed.
b. The consequence of such an order.
3. Archaic
a. The act of halting; check.
b. The act of coming to a halt.
Phrasal Verb:
stay up
To remain awake past one's usual bedtime; not go to bed.
Idioms:
stay put
To remain in a fixed or established position.
stay the course
To hold out or persevere to the end of a race or challenge.
stay with (one)
To remain in one's memory; not be forgotten: That kind of compliment stays with you for years.

[Middle English steien, from Old French ester, esteir, from Latin stāre; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: stay1, linger, remain, tarry1, wait
These verbs mean to continue to be in a given place: stayed in bed until noon; lingered at the mall for an entire afternoon; remained on the subway until the very last stop; tarried in the hallway until he was late for class; waited for the movie credits to end before she left the theater.

stay 2

 (stā)
tr.v. stayed, stay·ing, stays
To brace, support, or prop up: The tower is stayed with cables.
n.
1. A support or brace.
2. A strip of bone, plastic, or metal, used to stiffen a garment or part, such as a corset or shirt collar.
3. stays A corset.

[Middle English staien, from Old French estaiier, from estaie, a support, of Germanic origin.]

stay 3

 (stā)
n.
1. Nautical A heavy rope or cable, usually of wire, used as a brace or support for a mast or spar.
2. A rope used to steady, guide, or brace.
tr. & intr.v. stayed, stay·ing, stays Nautical
To put (a ship) on the opposite tack or to come about.

[Middle English, from Old English stæg.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stay up - not go to bed; "Don't stay up so late--you have to go to work tomorrow"; "We sat up all night to watch the election"
wake - be awake, be alert, be there
Translations
يَبْقى يَقِظايَظَلُّ
zůstat vzhůru
blive oppevære længe oppe
valvoa myöhään
ostati budan
fenn marad
vaka frameftir
起きている
자지 않고 일어나 있다
zostať hore
stanna uppe
อดหลับอดนอน
geç saatlere kadar oturmakuyanık kalmakyatmamak
thức

w>stay up

vi
(person)aufbleiben; don’t stay up for me!bleib nicht meinetwegen auf!
(tent, fence, pole)stehen bleiben; (picture, decorations)hängen bleiben; (swimmer)oben bleiben; (roof)draufbleiben; his trousers won’t stay upseine Hosen rutschen immer
(at university) → (an der Uni) bleiben
he’s still staying up with the front runnerser liegt immer noch auf gleicher Höhe mit den Läufern an der Spitze

stay

(stei) verb
1. to remain (in a place) for a time, eg while travelling, or as a guest etc. We stayed three nights at that hotel / with a friend / in Paris; Aunt Mary is coming to stay (for a fortnight); Would you like to stay for supper?; Stay and watch that television programme.
2. to remain (in a particular position, place, state or condition). The doctor told her to stay in bed; He never stays long in any job; Stay away from the office till your cold is better; Why won't these socks stay up?; Stay where you are – don't move!; In 1900, people didn't realize that motor cars were here to stay.
noun
a period of staying (in a place etc). We had an overnight stay / a two days' stay in London.
stay behind
to remain in a place after others have left it. They all left the office at five o'clock, but he stayed behind to finish some work.
stay in
to remain in one's house etc and not go out of doors. I'm staying in tonight to watch television.
stay out
to remain out of doors and not return to one's house etc. The children mustn't stay out after 9 p.m.
stay put
to remain where placed. Once a child can crawl, he won't stay put for long.
stay up
not to go to bed. The children wanted to stay up and watch television.

stay up

يَظَلُّ zůstat vzhůru være længe oppe aufbleiben ξαγρυπνώ quedar despierto, quedarse en pie valvoa myöhään rester éveillé ostati budan rimanere in piedi 起きている 자지 않고 일어나 있다 opblijven være oppe stanąć ficar acordado не ложиться спать stanna uppe อดหลับอดนอน geç saatlere kadar oturmak thức 熬夜
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