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Part of speech: Noun

A large, strong rope, usually of wire, which supports a mast; a prop; abode or continuance in a place; as, he made a long stay in Paris; a stand or stop; as, a stay of judgment.

Part of speech: Verb

To hold up or support; to sustain; hold back; to put off for a time; to stiffen or steady, as a mast, by ropes.

Part of speech: Verb

To remain; as, to stay at home all day; abide for a time; as, to stay at a hotel; to stand still.

Part of speech: Noun


Part of speech: Past tense


Part of speech: Past participle


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