stay

What are the hyponyms for stay?

Hyponyms for stay

stopover stay of execution sojourn layover countercheck visit backstay logjam stop forestay stay together be bide stick keep out stand abide linger sit tight keep outstay stay stick together stay fresh overstay hold over

Definitions for stay

  • verb - 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"
  • verb - stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
  • noun - 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"
  • verb - overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
  • verb - fasten with stays
  • verb - 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!"
  • verb - remain behind; "I had to stay at home and watch the children"
  • verb - stop a judicial process; "The judge stayed the execution order"
  • verb - hang on during a trial of endurance; "ride out the storm"
  • verb - dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
  • verb - continue in a place
  • verb - stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
  • noun - (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
  • noun - a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - 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"
  • Pronounciation of stay

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    Synonyms for stay

    halt hitch arrest stop check stoppage delay stick around outride continue remain quell stay put bide persist rest appease last out abide detain stick ride out stay on

    Antonyms for stay

    change move depart

    Holonyms for stay

    No holonyms found for stay.

    Hypernyms for stay

    human activity strip fiat inactivity act slip order inactiveness deed brace decree rescript human action bracing edict inaction delay fulfill secure block continue be meet fulfil stay in place kibosh remain check satisfy fasten stop stay retard fill fix halt stay on

    Meronyms for stay

    No meronyms found for stay.

    Sounds like stay

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