Meaning : 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.
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : A thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset).
Meaning : (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar.
Meaning : Stay the same. Remain in a certain state.
The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it.
He remained unmoved by her tears.
The bad weather continued for another week.
Meaning : 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!.
Meaning : Stop a judicial process.
The judge stayed the execution order.
Meaning : Fasten with stays.