This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Stay synonyms

Sorting by
Votes
An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
0
0
  1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
  2. A person or thing that gives support or aid to a person, institution, etc.
  3. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
A thing to hold or hold on by
0
0
  1. A thing to hold or hold on by
  2. A control or adjustor on a television that keeps the screen image in proper position:
  3. A manner of grasping an opponent, as in wrestling or aikido:
A supportive device, usually a pad with a belt, worn to prevent enlargement of a hernia or the return of a reduced hernia.
0
0
  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. (Architecture) A structure made up of one or more triangular units made from straight beams of wood or metal, which is used to support a structure as in a roof or bridge.
  3. A bandage and belt used to hold a hernia in place.
(Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
0
0
  1. (Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
  2. A place at which someone or something stops:
  3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
A temporary stay; a brief period of residence.
0
0
  1. A temporary stay; a brief period of residence.
  2. A brief or temporary stay; visit
(Dated) Lameness; a limp.
0
0
  1. (Dated) Lameness; a limp.
  2. A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
  3. A command to stop
To remain or be in readiness:
0
0
  1. To remain or be in readiness:
  2. To remain temporarily neglected, unattended to, or postponed:
  3. To be a waiter or waitress at:
To delay or be late in going, coming, or doing something:
0
0
  1. To delay or be late in going, coming, or doing something:
  2. To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
  3. (Archaic) To wait for
To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
0
0
  1. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
  2. To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
  3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
To reside temporarily:
0
0
  1. To reside temporarily:
  2. To live somewhere temporarily, as on a visit; stay for a while
To stand fast; remain; go on being
0
0
  1. To stand fast; remain; go on being
  2. To wait patiently for:
  3. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
(Archaic) To endure or tolerate
0
0
  1. (Archaic) To endure or tolerate
  2. To stay; continue
  3. To await; wait for.
To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
0
0
  1. To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
  2. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
  3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
To continue to exist; endure; persist; last
0
0
  1. To continue to exist; endure; persist; last
  2. To continue in the same state or condition:
  3. To stay while others go
To delay, linger, be tardy, etc.
0
0
  1. To delay, linger, be tardy, etc.
  2. To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
  3. To wait for; await.
To be a waiter or waitress at:
0
0
  1. To be a waiter or waitress at:
  2. To remain or be in readiness:
  3. To remain temporarily neglected, unattended to, or postponed:
(Idiomatic) To stay; to linger; to remain.
0
0
To wait patiently for:
0
0
  1. To wait patiently for:
  2. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
  3. To continue in existence; endure:
To exist over a period; last:
0
0
  1. To exist over a period; last:
  2. (Law) To postpone or adjourn to a later date
  3. To cause to remain or last; retain or maintain:
To bear pain, etc. without flinching; hold out
0
0
  1. To bear pain, etc. without flinching; hold out
  2. To continue in existence; last:
  3. To continue in existence; last; remain
(Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
0
0
  1. (Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
  2. (Idiomatic) To survive, endure.
  3. To set something aside or save it for later.
To keep adequately supplied:
0
0
  1. To keep adequately supplied:
  2. To continue in force or practice:
  3. After all others in chronology or sequence:
To refuse to give up, esp. when faced with opposition or difficulty; continue firmly or steadily
0
0
  1. To refuse to give up, esp. when faced with opposition or difficulty; continue firmly or steadily
  2. To continue in existence; last:
  3. To continue to exist or prevail; endure; remain
To be left after the removal, loss, passage, or destruction of others:
0
0
  1. To be left after the removal, loss, passage, or destruction of others:
  2. To endure or persist:
  3. To continue to exist; endure; persist; last
To provide with temporary quarters, especially for sleeping:
0
0
  1. To provide with temporary quarters, especially for sleeping:
  2. To live in a certain place for a time
  3. To live (with another or in another's home) as a paying guest
To reside temporarily:
0
0
  1. To reside temporarily:
  2. To live somewhere temporarily, as on a visit; stay for a while
To visit someone or something
0
0
  1. To visit someone or something
  2. To go to see in order to aid or console:
  3. (--- Informal) To converse or chat, as during a visit
To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
0
0
  1. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
  2. To stand fast; remain; go on being
  3. To wait patiently for:
(Archaic) To endure or tolerate
0
0
  1. (Archaic) To endure or tolerate
  2. To stay; continue
  3. To wait; tarry.
To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
0
0
  1. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
  2. To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
  3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
0
0
  1. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
  2. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
  3. To hesitate:
To delay or be late in going, coming, or doing something:
0
0
  1. To delay or be late in going, coming, or doing something:
  2. To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
  3. To wait
To remain or be in readiness:
0
0
  1. To remain or be in readiness:
  2. To remain temporarily neglected, unattended to, or postponed:
  3. To be a waiter or waitress at:
To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
0
0
  1. To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
  2. To stop; check:
  3. To stop; check.
Used in the imperative as an order to stop:
0
0
  1. Used in the imperative as an order to stop:
  2. (Informal, Naut.) To hold; stop
  3. To make (a rope) secure by winding around a belaying pin, cleat, piton, etc.; hold fast
To put an end to; discontinue:
0
0
  1. To put an end to; discontinue:
  2. To come to an end; stop:
  3. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
To cease making or manufacturing:
0
0
  1. To cease making or manufacturing:
  2. To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
  3. To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.
0
0
  1. To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.
  2. To bring to a stop.
  3. (Intransitive) To stop marching.
To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
0
0
  1. To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
  2. (Intransitive) To employ delaying tactics
  3. To cause (an aircraft) to go into a stall.
To prevent the flow or passage of:
0
0
  1. To prevent the flow or passage of:
  2. To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
  3. To check (a blow, stroke, or thrust); parry; counter
To bring or come to an end; stop.
0
0
  1. To bring or come to an end; stop.
To put off or suspend until a future time
0
0
  1. To put off or suspend until a future time
  2. To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding. See also continuance. To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding. See also continuance.
  3. To move from one place to another:
To give in to the wish or judgment of another, as in showing respect; yield with courtesy (to)
0
0
  1. To give in to the wish or judgment of another, as in showing respect; yield with courtesy (to)
  2. To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
  3. To put off to a future time; postpone; delay
To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
0
0
  1. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
  2. To stop for a while; linger
  3. To put off to a future time; postpone
(Idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
0
0
  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).
(Gram.) To put at or near the end of the sentence
0
0
  1. (Gram.) To put at or near the end of the sentence
  2. To delay or put off an event, appointment etc.
  3. 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.
To let slacken; decrease
0
0
  1. To let slacken; decrease
  2. To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
  3. To send (money) in payment
To furnish or outfit with shelves.
0
0
  1. To furnish or outfit with shelves.
  2. To lay aside as if on a shelf; defer
  3. To put aside as though on a shelf:
To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
0
0
  1. To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
  2. (Music) To hold or prolong (a note or notes) in suspension.
  3. To cause to cease or become inoperative for a time; stop temporarily
To postpone consideration of (a piece of legislation, for example); shelve.
0
0
  1. To postpone consideration of (a piece of legislation, for example); shelve.
  2. To put on a table
  3. To enter in a list or table; tabulate.
(Law) To forgo or relinquish voluntarily (a right, privilege, claim, etc. which one is legally entitled to enforce)
0
0
  1. (Law) To forgo or relinquish voluntarily (a right, privilege, claim, etc. which one is legally entitled to enforce)
  2. (Law) To relinquish (a right etc.); to give up claim to; to forego.
  3. To refrain from insisting on or enforcing (a rule, penalty, or requirement, for example); dispense with:
To remain temporarily neglected, unattended to, or postponed:
0
0
  1. To remain temporarily neglected, unattended to, or postponed:
  2. To serve food at a meal
  3. To be a waiter or waitress at:
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
0
0
  1. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
  2. A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
  3. (Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
0
0
  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
The act or an instance of discontinuing or the condition of being discontinued; cessation.
0
0
  1. The act or an instance of discontinuing or the condition of being discontinued; cessation.
  2. The occurrence of something being discontinued; a cessation; an ending.
  3. (Law) The stopping of a legal action prior to trial, either voluntarily by the plaintiff or by order of the court
  1. Discontinuance
  2. A cessation; a discontinuance.
  3. Breach or interruption of continuity; separation of parts in a connected series; discontinuance.
(Dated) Lameness; a limp.
0
0
  1. (Dated) Lameness; a limp.
  2. A command to stop
  3. A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
(Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
0
0
  1. (Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
  2. A stopping or being stopped; check; arrest; cessation; halt; specif., a pause in speech or at the end of a sense unit in verse
  3. An order to withhold payment on a check
A pause or halt of some activity.
0
0
  1. A pause or halt of some activity.
  2. Something that forms an obstacle to continued activity, a blockage.
  3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped; a halt:
A temporary stay; a brief period of residence.
0
0
  1. A temporary stay; a brief period of residence.
  2. A brief or temporary stay; visit
The act or an instance of visiting a person or place.
0
0
  1. The act or an instance of visiting a person or place.
  2. The act or an instance of visiting
  3. An official call as for inspection or investigation
An adjourning or being adjourned
0
0
  1. An adjourning or being adjourned
  2. The time of being adjourned
Officially sanctioned postponement of compulsory military service.
0
0
  1. Officially sanctioned postponement of compulsory military service.
  2. A deferring or being deferred; postponement
  3. The act or an instance of delaying or putting off.
The period of time during which one is delayed.
0
0
  1. The period of time during which one is delayed.
  2. A delaying or being delayed
  3. The act of delaying; postponement:
A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding.
0
0
  1. A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding.
The act or means of suspending the balance or pendulum in a timepiece
0
0
  1. The act or means of suspending the balance or pendulum in a timepiece
  2. The act of suspending or the condition of being suspended, especially:
  3. A mixture in which small particles of a substance are dispersed throughout a gas or liquid. If a suspension is left undisturbed, the particles are likely to settle to the bottom. The particles in a suspension are larger than those in either a colloid or a solution. Muddy water is an example of a suspension.
A formal written statement of such relinquishment
0
0
  1. A formal written statement of such relinquishment
  2. Permission for a professional athletic club to assign a player to the minor leagues or release a player from the club, granted only after all other clubs have been given the opportunity to claim the player and have not done so.
  3. (Law) A legal document releasing some requirement, such as waiving a right (giving it up) or a waiver of liability (agreeing to hold someone blameless). Also used for such a form even before it is filled out and signed.
A device attached to the teeth in order to move them gradually into better occlusion
0
0
  1. A device attached to the teeth in order to move them gradually into better occlusion
  2. An orthopedic appliance used to support, align, or hold a bodily part in the correct position.
  3. A device, as a beam, used as a support, to resist strain or pressure, etc.; prop
(Architecture) A brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it.
0
0
  1. (Architecture) A brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it.
  2. Anything that serves to support something; a prop.
  3. A projecting structure, generally of brick or stone, built against a wall to support or reinforce it
Anything one leans or relies on for support, help, etc.; prop
0
0
  1. Anything one leans or relies on for support, help, etc.; prop
  2. 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.
  3. (Naut.) A forked support for a spar when the sail is furled
One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
0
0
  1. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
  2. A person or thing that gives support or aid to a person, institution, etc.
  3. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
Land as opposed to water:
0
0
  1. Land as opposed to water:
  2. A prop, as a beam, placed under or against something as a support or stabilizer; specif., any of the timbers used to support a boat or ship that is out of water
  3. A beam or timber propped against a structure to provide support.
The provision of money or the necessities of life:
0
0
  1. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
  2. The state of being supported:
  3. The act of supporting:
Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
0
0
  1. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
  2. Anything that serves as a support or basis
  3. A support or foundation:
Find another word for stay. In this page you can discover 99 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stay, like: prop, hold, truss, stop, sojourn, halt, wait, tarry, linger, sojourn and support.