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Another word for stay

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Verb
  1. To continue to be in a place

    Idioms:
    See also:

    continue

  2. To be in existence or in a certain state for an indefinitely long time

    See also:

    continue

  3. To remain as a guest or lodger

      1. To go to see or spend time with (someone); call on socially:
      2. To go to see in order to aid or console:
      3. To stay with (someone) as a guest.
      1. To reside temporarily:
      2. A temporary stay; a brief period of residence.
      1. A cottage or cabin, often rustic, used as a temporary abode or shelter:
      2. A small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper.
      3. An inn.
    See also:

    place

  4. To stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave

    See also:

    continue

  5. To prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

      1. To bring or come to an end; stop.
      2. Cessation.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. A compartment for one domestic animal in a barn or shed.
      2. A booth, cubicle, or stand used by a vendor, as at a market.
      3. A small compartment:
      1. A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
      2. To cause to stop:
      3. To stop; pause:
      1. To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
      2. To cease making or manufacturing:
      3. To cease subscribing to (a publication).
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. To put an end to; discontinue:
      2. To come to an end; stop:
      3. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
      1. To secure or make fast (a rope, for example) by winding on a cleat or pin.
      2. To provide security to (a climber) by paying out or drawing in rope, often through a braking device, in readiness to break a potential fall.
      3. To cause to stop.
      1. To stop; check:
      2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
      3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
  6. To put off until a later time

      1. To remain or rest in expectation:
      2. To stay in one place until another catches up:
      3. To remain or be in readiness:
      1. To give up (a claim or right, for example) voluntarily; relinquish.
      2. To refrain from insisting on or enforcing (a rule, penalty, or requirement, for example); dispense with:
      3. To refrain from engaging in, sometimes temporarily; cancel or postpone:
      1. An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface:
      2. The objects laid out for a meal on this article of furniture.
      3. The food and drink served at meals; fare:
      1. To bar for a period from a privilege, office, or position, usually as a punishment:
      2. To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
      3. To hold in abeyance; defer:
      1. To place or arrange on a shelf:
      2. To put aside as though on a shelf:
      3. To cause to retire from service; dismiss:
      1. To transmit (money) in payment.
      2. To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
      3. To pardon; forgive:
      1. To cause or arrange for (an event) to take place at a time later than the time at which it was originally supposed to happen.
      2. To postpose.
      1. (idiomatic) To wait or delay.
      2. To support or lift.
      3. (idiomatic) To withstand; to stand up to; to survive.
      1. (idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
      2. (idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
      3. (idiomatic, intransitive) To delay commencing an action (until some specified time or event has passed).
      1. To postpone until a later time; defer.
      2. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
      3. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
      1. To put off; postpone.
      2. To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
      1. To suspend until a later stated time.
      2. To suspend proceedings to another time or place.
      3. To move from one place to another:
    See also:

    do

Noun
  1. The act of stopping

    See also:

    continue

  2. A remaining in a place as a guest or lodger

    See also:

    place

  3. The act of putting off or the condition of being put off

    See also:

    time

  4. A means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

      1. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
      2. A support or foundation:
      3. The human legs.
      1. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
      2. To bear or hold up (an amount of weight):
      3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
      1. The land along the edge of an ocean, sea, lake, or river; a coast.
      2. Land; country:
      3. Land as opposed to water:
      1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      2. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
      3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
      1. A support used by an injured or disabled person, often in pairs, as an aid to walking, having a vertical shaft that is sometimes forked, a horizontal grip for the hand, and a crosspiece that is positioned under the armpit or a cuff that wraps around the forearm.
      2. Something on which one depends, often excessively:
      3. A forked support or part.
      1. a projecting structure, generally of brick or stone, built against a wall to support or reinforce it
      2. anything like a buttress; support or prop
      3. to support or reinforce with a buttress
      1. A device that holds or fastens two or more parts together or in place; a clamp.
      2. A device, such as a supporting beam in a building or a connecting wire or rope, that steadies or holds something else erect.
      3. Suspenders.
    See also:

    support

Idioms:

    stay with

  1. To persevere in some condition, action, or belief

Another word for stay

Noun
  1. A support

      1. A supportive device, usually a pad with a belt, worn to prevent enlargement of a hernia or the return of a reduced hernia.
      2. A rigid framework, as of wooden beams or metal bars, designed to support a structure, such as a roof.
      3. An architectural bracket.
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      2. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
      3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
    See also:

    support

  2. A visit

    See also:

    visit

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