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Verb
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stayed, past tense; stays, 3rd person singular present; staying, present participle; stayed, past participle;
  1. Secure or steady (a mast) by means of stays

Noun
  1. A large rope, wire, or rod used to support a ship's mast, leading from the masthead to another mast or spar or down to the deck

  2. A guy or rope supporting a flagpole or other upright pole

  3. A supporting wire or cable on an aircraft


  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. arrest: 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. 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!"
  5. 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"
  6. bide: dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
  7. "Stay?" is the third single released by the Rogue Traders for their debut album We Know What You're Up To. The single was released on two different formats, a limited edition and a standard edition.
  8. "Stay" is the debut single by hip-hop group, 2-4 Family. It is their only song in which former band member Jo O'Meara sings, due to the fact that she soon leaves the band, joining S Club in 1999. Jo O'Meara takes the lead vocals, singing dramatically. It charted at #8 on the Viva Top 100. ...
  9. Sleeping Dogs Lie (originally titled Stay) is a comedy film written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, about a woman whose relationships are damaged when she reluctantly reveals that she committed an act of bestiality with her dog while at college.
  10. "Stay" is the debut single from Bernard Butler released in January 1998. It was taken from the album People Move On and charted at number 12 on the UK Singles Chart.
  11. Stay is the debut single by country singer-songwriter Beulah. It is the first and most well-known single from her debut album Mabel and I. The song was released on single 13 February 2006 and is used on many compilation albums, such as Songbird 2008 and Classical Legends.
  12. Street Player is the gold-selling sixth studio album by funk band Rufus (billed as 'Chaka Khan & Rufus'), released on the ABC Records label in 1978. Street Player was the band's third album to top Billboard's R&B Albums chart and also reached #14 on Pop. ...
  13. A postponement, especially of an execution or other punishment; A period of time spent in a place; A piece of stiff material, such as plastic or whalebone, used to stiffen a piece of clothing; To remain in a particular place; To continue to have a particular quality; To postpone
  14. (Stayed) If your case is stayed, it is stopped to see how things work out. If your case is sisted for a year, your lender can recall the stay at any time during that year and bring the case back to court if you fail to keep to an arrangement you have made with them. ...
  15. (Stayed) The Board has temporarily set aside an order with the understanding that that the order will take effect if the licensee fails to fulfills certain conditions or if the licensee once again violates the Nursing Practices Act.
  16. (Staying) Show me all Short Break (1-5 Nights) Week (6-9 Nights) Fortnight (10-16 Nights) Longer (17 Nights Or More)
  17. (Stays) Threaded metal rods used to hold the inner and outer sections of the firebox together or to hold the firebox to the boiler barrel.
  18. (stays) Rigging; generally the rods and wires used to support the masts. A vessel is said to be in stays when she is going through the operation of tacking. To stay is to tack. Strictly, when a ship is head to wind.
  19. (Stays) (n) – [stez] – the bars running from the dropouts to the top and bottom of the seat tube, generally preceded by seat or chain to indicate which set of stays are being referred to. “I don’t know what happened, but my seat stays are all messed up.” [see also: seat(4), chain(2), frame]
  20. (Stays) Fixed wire ropes leading forward from aloft on a mast to the deck to prevent the mast from bending aft. Backstays lead from aloft to aft
  21. (Stays) The pieces of stiffening in a corset or the corset itself.
  22. (stays) A woman's support garment, stiffened with whalebone, cane, wood splints, or similar material. Stays could be be fully or partly boned; compare jumps which are less stiffened. Most stays were back-lacing only, but a few laced front and back. ...
  23. (stays) Ropes or wires that support a mast. Stays run in afore-and-aft direction from the mast to second mast or to other part of the vessel.
  24. Stays were worn by children, both boys and girls, from the age of 18 months or when they were walking well. The first stays a child wore were "soft" or lightly boned and were never tightly laced. Stays were intended to support and round the soft rib cage. ...
  25. When a player remains in the game by calling rather than raising.