Synonyms for stay
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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide,"
LyteHymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.
Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 2 votes
continuing or remaining in a place or state
"they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppagenoun
the state of inactivity following an interruption
"the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
hitch, verification, enlistment, limp, full stop, stoppage, apprehension, hindrance, halt, impediment, chip, tab, interference, handicap, arrest, tick, check-out procedure, occlusion, confirmation, point, freeze, check mark, pinch, cheque, block, tour of duty, stop consonant, baulk, term of enlistment, diaphragm, checkout, taking into custody, duty tour, hinderance, hobble, blockage, curb, chit, stop, layover, rub, occlusive, plosive, collar, plosive speech sound, period, substantiation, hang-up, tour, deterrent, encumbrance, catch, balk, stopover, plosive consonant, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, full point, preventative, snag, assay, bridle, closure, check
a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted
"the Supreme Court has the power to stay an injunction pending an appeal to the whole Court"
a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
(nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
stay, remain, restverb
stay the same; remain in a certain state
"The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
breathe, quell, delay, bide, stick, pillow, repose, last out, perch, ride out, persist, catch one's breath, rest, appease, lie, remain, take a breather, reside, stick around, abide, stay on, stay put, outride, continue, detain, roost
stay, stick, stick around, stay putverb
stay put (in a certain place)
"We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!"
stand by, stupefy, stick by, abide, stick, perplex, cleave, bond, get, quell, mystify, appease, cling, bind, cohere, rest, remain, continue, stick around, nonplus, outride, flummox, stay on, dumbfound, vex, last out, baffle, lodge, sting, hold fast, stick about, beat, deposit, amaze, stick to, stay put, bide, gravel, persist, detain, bewilder, wedge, pose, ride out, delay, puzzle, adhere
bide, abide, stayverb
"You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
put up, bide, stick, stand, suffer, brook, delay, abide, support, ride out, persist, stomach, digest, tolerate, quell, rest, appease, stick out, remain, stick around, endure, stay on, stay put, last out, outride, bear, continue, detain
stay, stay on, continue, remainverb
continue in a place, position, or situation
"After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
go along, keep on, quell, delay, bide, stick, go on, carry on, keep, cover, last out, ride out, persist, persist in, go forward, rest, appease, bear on, extend, remain, proceed, retain, stick around, abide, stay on, stay put, uphold, preserve, outride, continue, detain
"I had to stay at home and watch the children"
stay, detain, delayverb
stop or halt
"Please stay the bloodshed!"
persist, remain, stayverb
"The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
hang on, last out, delay, stay on, stick, quell, die hard, hang in, ride out, persist, hold on, rest, appease, prevail, persevere, bide, run, stick around, abide, endure, stay put, remain, outride, continue, detain
last out, stay, ride out, outrideverb
hang on during a trial of endurance
"ride out the storm"
stop a judicial process
"The judge stayed the execution order"
fasten with stays
quell, stay, appeaseverb
overcome or allay
"quell my hunger"
conciliate, last out, delay, bide, stick, squelch, lenify, placate, quell, gentle, abide, ride out, gruntle, persist, mollify, rest, appease, pacify, assuage, stick around, propitiate, stay on, stay put, quench, remain, outride, continue, detain
Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote
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What does STAY stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the STAY acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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There's a demand from our customers, people want to stay connected, stay informed and stay entertained all the time, even when they're driving.
Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.
True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one's self, but the point is not only to get out, you must stay out and to stay out you must have some absorbing errand.
It's hard to stay committed...to stay in touch with the goal without saying there's something wrong with myself, my goal, the world.
Number one : Stay home if Anthony Fauci're sick. It's really, really dangerous ; other people may get sick. If Anthony Fauci're immunocompromised or if Anthony Fauci have a weakened immune system, if Anthony Fauci have any chronic diseases -- heart disease ; any of the respiratory diseases including asthma, emphysema, COPD ; diabetes -- stay home. If Anthony Fauci are obese, stay home. If Anthony Fauci're over 65, please stay home, if you do go, please wear a mask, physically distance yourself at least six feet from other people -- I know that's really hard to do -- and don't shout. And then once you leave the rally, quarantine yourself for two weeks.
Translations for stay
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- مكث, بقيArabic
- заставацца, застаццаBelarusian
- chom, ampellatBreton
- quedar-se, restarCatalan, Valencian
- pobyt, odložit, odklad, zůstat, odložení, odročeníCzech
- aussetzen, aufschieben, bleiben, aufhalten, vertagenGerman
- μένω, αναβάλλωGreek
- stajo, restado, resti, prokrastiEsperanto
- quedarse, permanecer, mantenerse, pasar la noche, estadía, quedar, hospedarseSpanish
- jääma, viivitus, viivitama, viibimaEstonian
- vahvike, oleskelu, este, harus, tuki, lykätä, pysyvyys, viipyä, jäädä, pysähdys, lykkäys, pysyä, maltti, staagi, naulaFinnish
- rester, séjourFrench
- permanecer, quedar, ficarGalician
- ठहरना, रहनाHindi
- tartózkodik, maradHungarian
- vera, halda, dveljaIcelandic
- restare, rimandare, stare, permanenza, rimanereItalian
- とまる, 残る, とどまる, 留まるJapanese
- sto, teneo, maneoLatin
- likti, pasiliktiLithuanian
- pūrengi, pūwhenuaMāori
- stag, uitstel, blijven, uitstellen, verblijven, verblijfDutch
- stag, bli, forbliNorwegian
- zatrzymać się, zostać, zatrzymywać się, pobyt, zostawaćPolish
- estadia, suspensão, manter, permanecer, ficar, estada, adiar, continuarPortuguese
- sta, rămâne, amâna, întârzia, [[rămâne]], [[dăinui]], zăboviRomanian
- остаться, отсрочка, оставаться, пребываниеRussian
- òstati, о̀статиSerbo-Croatian
- stanna, stag, vistelse, vistas, hålla sigSwedish
- คงอยู่, พักอยู่Thai
- затримуватися, залишитисяUkrainian
- lưu lại, ở lạiVietnamese
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