Part of speech:
To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
A manner of grasping an opponent, as in wrestling or aikido:
To continue; go on being
To spend, as one's life; to pass; to maintain; to continue in, constantly or habitually.
To provide a sleeping place for
A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
Persist is defined as to refuse to give up or to continue to repeat an action.
(Brit., Informal) A quantity given or taken at one time
Permission to do something.
To keep from going on; hold back
(Intransitive) To interrupt an activity and wait.
The paper by which a person surrenders his or her rights; for example, when the courier delivered the package, the recipient may sign a waiver relieving the former of any further responsibility.
A supporting structure or foundation, esp. one placed beneath a wall
(Only in singular, sports and figuratively) Time out; temporary, limited suspension of play.
A rigid support, as a beam, stake, or pole, placed under or against a structure or part
To wait or stay temporarily:
Financial or other help.
To come to terms with; to adapt to the demands of.
To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
To wait; tarry.
(--- Psychology) To fail to remember.
To brace is to build extra support for something, to use support to stay balanced yourself, or to prepare someone to receive bad news.
To check, restrain, or control (an impulse or activity, for example); rein in.
Dwell is defined as to live somewhere, to remain for a time or to continue thinking, writing or speaking about a particular point.
To force (oneself) on or upon another in an annoying way
To keep oneself in check; control oneself under provocation
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To serve as a depository for; contain:
To obstruct is to block or slow or cut off from view.
To prevent the imposition of a scheduled or expected punishment, especially temporarily.
To be present or inherent; exist (in)
To cease motion, work, or activity, especially in order to become refreshed:
To hinder, delay, or slow the advance or progress of
To connect or tie together (esp. mountain climbers) by a rope
To satisfy is defined as to fulfill a need, desire or requirement.
To make secure (in all the above senses).
To cause to sink; to lower; to depress; hence, also, to render close or compact.
To take, maintain, or be in a (specified) position, attitude, or course, as of support, antagonism, responsibility, sponsorship, etc.
To have or take origin or descent:
Strut is defined as to walk in a stiff, swaggering way.
To cause to cease or become inoperative for a time; stop temporarily
To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
Withhold is defined as to hold back or refuse.
The money so paid.
(Usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
The definition of an assist is something a person may do to be helpful.
Depart is defined as to go away or leave.
(--- Maritime Law) The boarding of a ship of a neutral nation by an officer of a nation at war to search it for contraband, etc.
The definition of continue means to remain or go on.
To support from below; keep from falling or sinking; prop:
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix.
To bring or come to an end; stop.
Adjourn is defined as to move to a different location or to retreat to another place.
To defer is defined as to delay something until later or to give into someone else.
(Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
To put off until later; defer; delay
To send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign.
To enter in a list or table; tabulate.
Waive is defined as to give up your right to something or to determine that someone else can postpone fulfilling an obligation.
A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
(Law) The stopping of a legal action prior to trial, either voluntarily by the plaintiff or by order of the court
A cessation; a discontinuance.
A stopping or being stopped
A deferring of action on a sentence
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.
Shore is the land closest to a body of water.
To be among those who finish a competition or race, especially to finish second.
To decorate or design
A fastening or catch; thing or part used to connect or join together
To withstand or endure successfully; ride out
(Idiomatic) to continue in a place or situation, while others leave.
To transmit by undersea cable
To use and adopt (information) in order to understand an issue, make a decision, etc.
To continue in force or practice:
(Formal) To stop doing (something).
To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
To be disposed of by sale:
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