English dictionary definition of:

stayed


Noun

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

Verb

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

Thesaurus

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

Scrabble score for stayed


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 13:17:55 on 11-02-20

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