Part of speech:
To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
To delay is defined as to postpone, make late or stop for awhile.
To linger is defined as to stay somewhere or to take a long time to do something.
To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
To move or act in a lazy, relaxed way; loll:
To dawdle, delay, or linger:
To spend (time) idly
(Archaic) To stay; reside (in or at)
To stay; continue
To defer is defined as to delay something until later or to give into someone else.
(Sports) In golf, to hit (a putt) so that it stops a short way from the hole and can then be tapped in.
To come to rest or be placed and remain firmly fixed
To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner.
To postpone or delay needlessly.
To be left or left over when the rest has been taken away, destroyed, or disposed of in some way
To reside temporarily:
Stay is defined as to spend time in a place or to continue to be in the same condition.
To go to see or spend time with (someone); call on socially:
To end; finish; conclude
To complete a contest in a specified position
To extend between two points or in a certain direction; run:
To move (an icon), esp. by means of a mouse, in such a way that its course can be followed
To flow behind in a long, thin stream, wisp, etc.
In a secure manner; tightly:
The definition of continue means to remain or go on.
Full of pitch; smeared with pitch
Of or like resin
(Chiefly Brit., Informal) To act or talk foolishly
To spend time idly; loiter or lounge about; idle, dawdle, etc.
To lurk is defined as to hang around a place and stay hidden, often in a threatening manner.
Find another word for tarry. In this page you can discover 51 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tarry, like: wait, delay, linger, poke, stick around, drag one's feet (or heels), take-one-s-time, lounge, dawdle, dally and loiter.