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n 1: continuing or remaining in a place or state; “they had a
nice stay in Paris”
; “a lengthy hospital stay”
four-month stay in bankruptcy court”
2: a judicial order forbidding some action until an event
occurs or the order is lifted; “the Supreme Court has the
power to stay an injunction pending an appeal to the whole
3: the state of inactivity following an interruption; “the
negotiations were in arrest”
; “held them in check”
“during the halt he got some lunch”
; “the momentary stay
enabled him to escape the blow”
; “he spent the entire stop
in his seat”
4: (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable
used as a support for a mast or spar
5: a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a
garment (e.g. a corset)
v 1: stay the same; remain in a certain state; “The dress
remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it”
; “stay alone”
; “He remained unmoved by her
; “The bad weather continued for another week”
] [ant: change
2: stay put (in a certain place); “We are staying in Detroit;
we are not moving to Cincinnati”
; “Stay put in the corner
; “Stick around and you will learn something!”
, stick around
, stay put
] [ant: move
3: dwell; “You can stay with me while you are in town”
; “stay a
bit longer--the day is still young”
4: continue in a place, position, or situation; “After
graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student
; “Stay with me, please”
; “despite student
protests, he remained Dean for another year”
continued as deputy mayor for another year”
[syn: stay on
5: remain behind; “I had to stay at home and watch the
6: stop or halt; “Please stay the bloodshed!”
7: stay behind; “The smell stayed in the room”
; “The hostility
remained long after they made up”
8: a trial of endurance; “ride out the storm”
[syn: last out
9: stop a judicial process; “The judge stayed the execution
10: fasten with stays
11: overcome or allay; “quell my hunger”
English → English
(st[=a]), n. [AS. st[ae]g, akin to D., G., Icel.,
Sw., & Dan. stag; cf. OF. estai, F. ['e]tai, of Teutonic
A large, strong rope, employed to support a mast, by being
extended from the head of one mast down to some other, or to
some part of the vessel. Those which lead forward are called
fore-and-aft stays; those which lead to the vessel's side are
called backstays. See Illust. of Ship
, or Hove in stays
(Naut.), in the act or
situation of staying, or going about from one tack to
another. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
(Naut.), openings in the edge of a staysail
through which the hanks pass which join it to the stay.
(Naut.), a tackle attached to a stay and used
for hoisting or lowering heavy articles over the side.
To miss stays
(Naut.), to fail in the attempt to go about.
(Naut.), a rope secured at the ends to the
heads of the foremast and mainmast with thimbles spliced
to its bight into which the stay tackles hook.
(st[=a]), v. i. [[root]163. See Stay
to hold up,
1. To remain; to continue in a place; to abide fixed for a
space of time; to stop; to stand still.
She would command the hasty sun to stay. --Spenser.
Stay, I command you; stay and hear me first.
I stay a little longer, as one stays
To cover up the embers that still burn.
2. To continue in a state.
The flames augment, and stay
At their full height, then languish to decay.
3. To wait; to attend; to forbear to act.
I 'll tell thee all my whole device
When I am in my coach, which stays for us. --Shak.
The father can not stay any longer for the fortune.
4. To dwell; to tarry; to linger.
I must stay a little on one action. --Dryden.
5. To rest; to depend; to rely; to stand; to insist.
I stay here on my bond. --Shak.
Ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and
perverseness, and stay thereon. --Isa. xxx.
6. To come to an end; to cease; as, that day the storm
Here my commission stays. --Shak.
7. To hold out in a race or other contest; as, a horse stays
8. (Naut.) To change tack, as a ship.
(st[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stayed
(st[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Staying
.] [OF. estayer,
F. ['e]tayer to prop, fr. OF. estai, F. ['e]tai, a prop,
probably fr. OD. stade, staeye, a prop, akin to E. stead; or
cf. stay a rope to support a mast. Cf. Staid
, a., Stay
1. To stop from motion or falling; to prop; to fix firmly; to
hold up; to support.
Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the
one side, and the other on the other side. --Ex.
Sallows and reeds . . . for vineyards useful found
To stay thy vines. --Dryden.
2. To support from sinking; to sustain with strength; to
satisfy in part or for the time.
He has devoured a whole loaf of bread and butter,
and it has not staid his stomach for a minute. --Sir
3. To bear up under; to endure; to support; to resist
She will not stay the siege of loving terms,
Nor bide the encounter of assailing eyes. --Shak.
4. To hold from proceeding; to withhold; to restrain; to
stop; to hold.
Him backward overthrew and down him stayed
With their rude hands and grisly grapplement.
All that may stay their minds from thinking that
true which they heartily wish were false. --Hooker.
5. To hinder; to delay; to detain; to keep back.
Your ships are stayed at Venice. --Shak.
This business staid me in London almost a week.
I was willing to stay my reader on an argument that
appeared to me new. --Locke.
6. To remain for the purpose of; to wait for. “I stay dinner
7. To cause to cease; to put an end to.
Stay your strife. --Shak.
For flattering planets seemed to say
This child should ills of ages stay. --Emerson.
8. (Engin.) To fasten or secure with stays; as, to stay a
flat sheet in a steam boiler.
9. (Naut.) To tack, as a vessel, so that the other side of
the vessel shall be presented to the wind.
To stay a mast
(Naut.), to incline it forward or aft, or to
one side, by the stays and backstays.
, n. [Cf. OF. estai, F. ['e]tai support, and E. stay
a rope to support a mast.]
1. That which serves as a prop; a support. “My only strength
Trees serve as so many stays for their vines.
Lord Liverpool is the single stay of this ministry.
2. pl. A corset stiffened with whalebone or other material,
worn by women, and rarely by men.
How the strait stays the slender waist constrain.
3. Continuance in a place; abode for a space of time;
sojourn; as, you make a short stay in this city.
Make haste, and leave thy business and thy care;
No mortal interest can be worth thy stay. --Dryden.
Embrace the hero and his stay implore. --Waller.
4. Cessation of motion or progression; stand; stop.
Made of sphere metal, never to decay
Until his revolution was at stay. --Milton.
Affairs of state seemed rather to stand at a stay.
5. Hindrance; let; check. [Obs.]
They were able to read good authors without any
stay, if the book were not false. --Robynson
6. Restraint of passion; moderation; caution; steadiness;
sobriety. [Obs.] “Not grudging that thy lust hath bounds
The wisdom, stay, and moderation of the king.
With prudent stay he long deferred
The rough contention. --Philips.
7. (Engin.) Strictly, a part in tension to hold the parts
together, or stiffen them.
(Mech.), a bolt or short rod, connecting opposite
plates, so as to prevent them from being bulged out when
acted upon by a pressure which tends to force them apart,
as in the leg of a steam boiler.
, a stiff piece of wood, steel, or whalebone, for
the front support of a woman's stays. Cf. Busk
, a rod which acts as a stay, particularly in a