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tr.v. out·stayed, out·stay·ing, out·stays
1. To stay longer than (another or others); overstay: guests who outstayed their welcome.
2. To show greater endurance than: She outstayed her opponents and won the race.
1. to stay longer than
2. to stay beyond (a limit)
3. outstay one's welcome See overstay4
1. to stay longer than.
2. to stay beyond the time or duration of; overstay.
Past participle: outstayed
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|Verb||1.||outstay - stay too long; "overstay or outstay one's welcome"|
|2.||outstay - surpass in staying power; "They outstayed their competitors"|