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stay
n. continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
stay, check, arrest
n. continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
stay
n. (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
stay
n. a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
stay
n. 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 Court"
stoppage, stop, stay, hitch, halt, check, arrest
n. 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"
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rest, remain, stay
v. 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"
delay, detain, stay
v. stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
appease, stay, quell
v. overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
stay
v. fasten with stays
stay put, stick around, stick, stay
v. 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!"
stay
v. remain behind; "I had to stay at home and watch the children"
stay
v. stop a judicial process; "The judge stayed the execution order"
outride, ride out, last out, stay
v. hang on during a trial of endurance; "ride out the storm"
stay, abide, bide
v. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
stay on, remain, continue, stay
v. 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"
stay, remain, persist
v. stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
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visit
n. a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
deferral, deferment, postponement
n. act of putting off to a future time
deferral, deferment, postponement
n. act of putting off to a future time
beam
n. long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
buttressing, buttress
n. a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building
pillar, column
n. (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
pillar, column
n. a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
mainstay
n. the forestay that braces the mainmast
prop
n. a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
stanchion
n. any vertical post or rod used as a support
support
n. supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation; "the statue stood on a marble support"
surcease, cessation
n. a stopping; "a cessation of the thunder"
custody, hold, detainment, detention
n. a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
respite, reprieve
n. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
loosen, relax
v. become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived"
soothe
v. cause to feel better; "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation"
ease, comfort
v. lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
rest, remain, stay
v. 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"
rest, remain, stay
v. 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"
rest, remain, stay
v. 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"
renew, regenerate
v. reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
recondition
v. bring into an improved condition; "He reconditioned the old appliances"
rejuvenate
v. make younger or more youthful; "The contact with his grandchildren rejuvenated him"
paralyse, paralyze
v. make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"
extend
v. prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
break off, pause suddenly
v. prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"
loose, relax, loosen
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
slow up, slow down, retard, slow, decelerate
v. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
stamp down, curb, conquer, subdue, inhibit, suppress
v. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
shout out, vociferate
v. utter in a very loud voice; "They vociferated their demands"
indulge, pander, gratify
v. yield (to); give satisfaction to
replete, fill, sate, satiate
v. fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"
hinge
v. attach with a hinge
cool it, settle down, simmer down, chill out, cool off, calm down, calm
v. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."
ease
v. move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair"
stop
v. cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"
halt, stop
v. come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
linger, tarry
v. leave slowly and hesitantly
linger, tarry
v. leave slowly and hesitantly
linger, tarry
v. leave slowly and hesitantly
linger, tarry
v. leave slowly and hesitantly
congregate
v. come together, usually for a purpose; "The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
retreat
v. move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
retire
v. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
forbid, preclude, foreclose, forestall, prevent
v. keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
hold out, hold up, live on, endure, go, live, last, survive
v. continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
survive, outlast, outlive
v. live longer than; "She outlived her husband by many years"
stay, abide, bide
v. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
stay, abide, bide
v. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
wait
v. stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"
wait
v. stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
respite, reprieve
v. postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
die hard, endure, run, persist, prevail
v. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
populate
v. fill with inhabitants; "populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting"
preserve
v. keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes"
endure, last
v. persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
sojourn
v. spend a certain length of time; reside temporarily
stay on, remain, continue, stay
v. 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"
stay on, remain, continue, stay
v. 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"
stay, remain, persist
v. stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
stay, remain, persist
v. stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
stay, remain, persist
v. stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
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abort
v. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
acquire
v. locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
change, shift, switch
v. lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
leave behind, leave alone, leave
v. leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
fail
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
find oneself, find
v. accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation; "My son went to Berkeley to find himself"
run, go, move
v. progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
crack
v. break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"
locomote, move, go, travel
v. change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
move
v. change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
take leave, quit, depart
v. go away or leave
go away, go forth, leave
v. go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
pass
v. transfer to another; of rights or property; "Our house passed under his official control"
pull up stakes, depart, leave
v. remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
go
v. be or continue to be in a certain condition; "The children went hungry that day"
go, run
v. have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..."
stay
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