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Engelsk navneord: stay

1. stay (om handling) continuing or remaining in a place or state

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey had a nice stay in Paris.
A lengthy hospital stay.
A four-month stay in bankruptcy court.

Mindre specifikke termeract, deed, human action, human activity

Mere specifikke termerlayover, sojourn, stop, stopover, visit

2. stay (om tilstand) the state of inactivity following an interruption

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arrest, check, halt, hitch, stop, stoppage

Mindre specifikke termerinaction, inactiveness, inactivity

Mere specifikke termercountercheck, logjam

3. stay (om kommunikation) a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Supreme Court has the power to stay an injunction pending an appeal to the whole Court.

Mindre specifikke termerdecree, edict, fiat, order, rescript

Mere specifikke termerstay of execution

Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

4. stay (om genstand) a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)

Mindre specifikke termerslip, strip

5. stay (om genstand) (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar

Mindre specifikke termerbrace, bracing

Mere specifikke termerbackstay, forestay

Overordnet emneområdenavigation, sailing, seafaring

Engelsk udsagnsord: stay

1. stay (om ændring) stay the same; remain in a certain state

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Eksempler på anvendelseJohn will stay angry

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)remain, rest

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective

Mindre specifikke termerbe

Mere specifikke termerbe, keep, keep out, sit tight, stand, stay fresh, stay together, stick together

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)change

2. stay (om bevægelse) stay put (in a certain place)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati.
Stay put in the corner here!.
Stick around and you will learn something!.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stay put, stick, stick around

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerstay in place

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)move

3. stay (om tilstand) dwell

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou can stay with me while you are in town.
Stay a bit longer--the day is still young.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)abide, bide

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termercontinue, remain, stay, stay on

Mere specifikke termeroutstay, overstay, visit

Overordnet anvendelsearchaicism, archaism

4. stay (om tilstand) continue in a place, position, or situation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAfter 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)continue, remain, stay on

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerbe

Mere specifikke termerabide, bide, hold over, stay

5. stay (om bevægelse) remain behind

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI had to stay at home and watch the children.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)take leave, quit, depart

6. stay (om ændring) stop or halt

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPlease stay the bloodshed!.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)delay, detain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercheck, delay, retard

7. stay (om tilstand) stay behind

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe smell stayed in the room.
The hostility remained long after they made up.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)persist, remain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Mere specifikke termerlinger, stick

8. stay (om tilstand) hang on during a trial of endurance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRide out the storm.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)last out, outride, ride out

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mere specifikke termeroutstay

9. stay (om adfærd) stop a judicial process

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe judge stayed the execution order.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerblock, halt, kibosh, stop

10. stay (om relation) fasten with stays

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerfasten, fix, secure

11. stay (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) overcome or allay

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningQuell my hunger.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)appease, quell

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerfill, fulfil, fulfill, meet, satisfy

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