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stay



I - noun
1. continuing or remaining in a place or state (Freq. 2)
- they had a nice stay in Paris
- a lengthy hospital stay
- a four-month stay in bankruptcy court
Hypernyms:
act, deed, human action, human activity
Hyponyms:
sojourn, visit, stop, stopover, layover
2. 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
Syn:
arrest, check, halt, hitch, stop, stoppage
Derivationally related forms:
stop (for: stoppage), stop (for: stop), halt (for: halt), check (for: check)
Hypernyms:
inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
Hyponyms:
countercheck, logjam
3. 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
Topics:
law, jurisprudence
Hypernyms:
decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript
Hyponyms:
stay of execution
4. a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
Hypernyms:
strip, slip
5. (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
Topics:
seafaring, navigation, sailing
Hypernyms:
brace, bracing
Hyponyms:
backstay, forestay

II - verb
1. stay the same;
remain in a certain state (Freq. 43)
- 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
Syn:
remain, rest
Ant:
change
Hypernyms:
be
Hyponyms:
keep out, sit tight, stick together, stay together, stand,
keep, stay fresh, be
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
- Something ----s Adjective/Noun
- Somebody ----s Adjective
- John will stay angry
2. stay put (in a certain place) (Freq. 32)
- We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati
- Stay put in the corner here!
- Stick around and you will learn something!
Syn:
stick, stick around, stay put
Ant:
move
Hypernyms:
stay in place
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
- Somebody ----s PP
3. dwell (Freq. 22)
- You can stay with me while you are in town
- stay a bit longer--the day is still young
Syn:
bide, abide
Derivationally related forms:
abidance (for: abide)
Usage Domain:
archaism, archaicism
Hypernyms:
stay on, continue, remain
Hyponyms:
visit, overstay, outstay
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s PP
4. continue in a place, position, or situation (Freq. 17)
- 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
Syn:
stay on, continue, remain
Derivationally related forms:
continuation (for: continue)
Hypernyms:
be
Hyponyms:
bide, abide, hold over
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
5. remain behind (Freq. 7)
- I had to stay at home and watch the children
Ant:
depart
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
- Somebody ----s PP
6. stop or halt (Freq. 3)
- Please stay the bloodshed!
Syn:
detain, delay
Derivationally related forms:
delay (for: delay)
Hypernyms:
check, retard, delay
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
7. overcome or allay
- quell my hunger
Syn:
quell, appease
Hypernyms:
meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something ----s somebody
8. hang on during a trial of endurance
- ride out the storm
Syn:
last out, ride out, outride
Derivationally related forms:
stayer
Hyponyms:
outstay
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
9. stay behind
- The smell stayed in the room
- The hostility remained long after they made up
Syn:
persist, remain
Derivationally related forms:
persistent (for: persist)
Hyponyms:
stick, linger
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
10. stop a judicial process
- The judge stayed the execution order
Hypernyms:
stop, halt, block, kibosh
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
11. fasten with stays
Hypernyms:
fasten, fix, secure
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something PP

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