English dictionary definition of:

stay


Noun

  • continuing or remaining in a place or state
  • (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
  • a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
  • a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption

Verb

  • stay the same; remain in a certain state
  • stop or halt
  • overcome or allay
  • fasten with stays
  • stay put (in a certain place)
  • remain behind
  • stop a judicial process
  • hang on during a trial of endurance
  • dwell
  • continue in a place, position, or situation
  • stay behind

Thesaurus

abide appease arrest bide check American English spelling continue delay detain halt hitch outride persist quell remain rest stick stop stoppage

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ay words - set 1 and learn about the word stay in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

View spelling list ay words - set 1 and learn about the word stay in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit .

Scrabble score for stay


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 18:54:34 on 18-11-19

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