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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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