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Synonyms for stay

Synonyms for stay

to continue to be in a place

to be in existence or in a certain state for an indefinitely long time

to remain as a guest or lodger

to stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

stay with: to persevere in some condition, action, or belief

a remaining in a place as a guest or lodger

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the act of putting off or the condition of being put off

a means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

Synonyms for stay

continuing or remaining in a place or state

the state of inactivity following an interruption

a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted

a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e

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(nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar

stay put (in a certain place)

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continue in a place, position, or situation

remain behind

stop or halt

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stay behind

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hang on during a trial of endurance

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stop a judicial process

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fasten with stays

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overcome or allay

References in periodicals archive ?
Alfajer looked as if she didn't stay the distance last time and could make a mockery of this handicap off 82'
Halifax ran a great race in the Queen's Vase, but didn't quite stay the distance.
The last time they were at a World Cup they managed to stay the distance despite getting horrendous stick - unlike Roy, who went home in a sulk before it began.
I'm confident she will stay the distance - in fact, I think she now needs this distance.
Yesterday Labour MP Alan Simpson claimed the revelation means that British forces will also have to stay the distance.
Disgruntled punter Celestial's a two-miler I don't think Celestial Halo will stay the distance in the Long Walk and think he would be more competitive at two miles.
Not all relationships stay the distance - most don't.
You have to go back to April 2009 for his last victory, which came over 5f at Nottingham, and he has done most of his racing over the shorter trip, but he does have some form over 6f and appears to stay the distance.
Yet every year nearly seven million of us make the same resolution again, having failed to stay the distance last time.
The only question is whether he will stay the distance.
Add the rule that they must all stay the distance if they want to win the prize money, and then start throwing in nasty surprises in the final weeks.
She certainly appeared to stay the distance, and connections' main concern is the soft ground, as it would blunt her speed if it came up testing.