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Overview of verb stay
1. stay, remain, rest -- (stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week")

2. stay, stick, stick around, stay put -- (stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!")

3. bide, abide, stay -- (dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young")

4. stay, stay on, continue, remain -- (continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year")

5. stay -- (remain behind; "I had to stay at home and watch the children")

6. stay, detain, delay -- (stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!")

7. persist, remain, stay -- (stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up")

8. last out, stay, ride out, outride -- (hang on during a trial of endurance; "ride out the storm")

9. stay -- (stop a judicial process; "The judge stayed the execution order")

10. stay -- (fasten with stays)

11. quell, stay, appease -- (overcome or allay; "quell my hunger")

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