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Verb
To stay in the same place or condition
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“I have to stay behind the counter until the boss returns.”
Verb
To stay somewhere temporarily
“My parents have decided to stay with us for the weekend.”
Verb
To continue, or carry on being
“We cannot stay silent for much longer.”
Verb
To provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
“They would stay their masts up with lengths of rope and wire.”
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To put off or delay
“We are seeking simply to stay the proceedings on jurisdictional grounds.”
Verb
To (cause to) come to a stop or standstill
“The trial judge refused to stay the proceedings or to exclude evidence pursuant to section 78.”
Verb
To hinder or impede the progress of
“In case of a bond conditioned for the performance of a specific act, the court would stay proceedings on payment of the whole penalty and costs.”
Noun
A woman's foundation garment, reinforced with stays, that supports the waistline, hips and bust
Noun
Plural for a period of staying somewhere, especially as a visitor or guest
“We indulged in a range of outdoor activities during our stay at the national park.”
Noun
Plural for a suspension or postponement of judicial proceedings
“The trial judge would err in granting a stay of proceedings to the defendants.”
Noun
(archaic) Plural for the ending of an activity
“We must work without stay if we are to complete this project on time.”
Noun
Plural for a large rope, wire, or rod used to support a ship's mast
“You still need to attach a jib once the stay is rigged.”
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