stay

Part of speech: verb

To stop; prop; post pone.

Part of speech: verb

To remain; tarry; halt.

Part of speech: noun

The act or time of staying.

Part of speech: noun

That which checks or stops.

Part of speech: noun

A prop; support.

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Usage examples "stay":

  1. " Let us go- why do we stay here? - "My Little Lady", Eleanor Frances Poynter.
  2. " Stay all night," said Eleanore. - "The Harbor", Ernest Poole.
  3. Think you I could stay away when I knew not what would be done to you? - "Peggy Owen and Liberty", Lucy Foster Madison.