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stay

synonym (synonym of stay)

antonym (antonym of stay)

  • (verb.motion)
    go away or leave (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    change residence, affiliation, or place of employment (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     

hypernym (stay IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar (noun.artifact)
    a structural member used to stiffen a framework (noun.artifact)
     
  • a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted (noun.communication)
    a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge) (noun.communication)
     
  • a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset) (noun.artifact)
    artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material (noun.artifact)
     
  • continuing or remaining in a place or state (noun.act)
    something that people do or cause to happen (noun.tops)
     
  • dwell (verb.stative)
    continue in a place, position, or situation (verb.stative)
     
  • fasten with stays (verb.contact)
    cause to be firmly attached (verb.contact)
     
  • overcome or allay (verb.consumption)
    fill or meet a want or need (verb.consumption)
     
  • stay put (in a certain place) (verb.motion)
    be stationary (verb.motion)
     
  • stay the same; remain in a certain state (verb.change)
    have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) (verb.stative)
     
  • stop a judicial process (verb.social)
    stop from happening or developing (verb.social)
     
  • stop or halt (verb.change)
    slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
     
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun.state)
    the state of being inactive (noun.state)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF stay relation)

  • (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar (noun.artifact)
    a stay that supports the back of something (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an adjustable stay from the foremast to the deck or bowsprit; controls the bending of the mast (noun.artifact)
     
  • a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted (noun.communication)
    an order whereby a judgment is precluded from being executed for a specific period of time (noun.communication)
     
  • continue in a place, position, or situation (verb.stative)
    dwell (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    continue a term of office past the normal period of time (verb.stative)
     
  • continuing or remaining in a place or state (noun.act)
    a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a brief stay in the course of a journey (noun.act)
     
  • dwell (verb.stative)
    stay with as a guest (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    stay too long (verb.stative)
     
  • hang on during a trial of endurance (verb.stative)
    surpass in staying power (verb.stative)
     
  • stay behind (verb.stative)
    endure (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    remain present although waning or gradually dying (verb.stative)
     
  • stay the same; remain in a certain state (verb.change)
    remain outside (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    maintain the same position; wait it out (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be loyal to one another, especially in times of trouble (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    remain inactive or immobile (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    fail to spoil or rot (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form (verb.stative)
     
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun.state)
    a check that restrains another check (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    any stoppage attributable to unusual activity (noun.state)
     

derivation (.... is derived from stay)

  • a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted (noun.communication)
    stop or halt (verb.change)
     
  • a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset) (noun.artifact)
    fasten with stays (verb.contact)
     
  • continue in a place, position, or situation (verb.stative)
    the consequence of being lengthened in duration (noun.attribute)
     
  • continuing or remaining in a place or state (noun.act)
    stay the same; remain in a certain state (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    stay put (in a certain place) (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    dwell (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    continue in a place, position, or situation (verb.stative)
     
  • dwell (verb.stative)
    the act of dwelling in a place (noun.act)
     
  • hang on during a trial of endurance (verb.stative)
    a person or other animal having powers of endurance or perseverance (noun.animal)
     
  • stay behind (verb.stative)
    retained; not shed (adj.all)
     
  • stop or halt (verb.change)
    the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time (noun.act)
     
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun.state)
    arrest the motion (of something) abruptly (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to stop (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    come to a halt, stop moving (verb.motion)
     

domain category (stay is domain category of ....)

  • (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar (noun.artifact)
    the work of a sailor (noun.act)
     
  • a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted (noun.communication)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     

domain usage (stay is used in .... domain)

  • dwell (verb.stative)
    the use of an archaic expression (noun.communication)
     
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