Stay Meaning

There are 16 meaning(s) for word Stay

Stay Meaning 1 : hang on during a trial of endurance

    Synonyms : last out,  outride,  ride out
Stay Meaning 2 : stay the same; remain in a certain state

    Example : stay alone

    Synonyms : remain,  rest
Stay Meaning 3 : stay put (in a certain place)

    Example : We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati

    Synonyms : stay put,  stick,  stick around
Stay Meaning 4 : the state of inactivity following an interruption

    Example : the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow

    Synonyms : arrest,  check,  halt,  hitch,  stop,  stoppage
Stay Meaning 5 : dwell

    Example : You can stay with me while you are in town,stay a bit longer--the day is still young

    Synonyms : abide,  bide
Stay Meaning 6 : overcome or allay

    Synonyms : appease,  quell
Stay Meaning 7 : stop or halt

    Example : Please stay the bloodshed!

    Synonyms : delay,  detain
Stay Meaning 8 : continue in a place, position, or situation

    Example : After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser

    Synonyms : continue,  remain,  stay on
Stay Meaning 9 : stay behind

    Example : The smell stayed in the room

    Synonyms : persist,  remain
Stay Meaning 10 : a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted

    Example : the Supreme Court has the power to stay an injunction pending an appeal to the whole Court

Stay Meaning 11 : a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)

Stay Meaning 12 : continuing or remaining in a place or state

    Example : they had a nice stay in Paris,a lengthy hospital stay,a four-month stay in bankruptcy court

Stay Meaning 13 : fasten with stays

Stay Meaning 14 : (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar

Stay Meaning 15 : stop a judicial process

    Example : The judge stayed the execution order

Stay Meaning 16 : remain behind

    Example : I had to stay at home and watch the children

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How to Pronounce Stay

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