dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
think moodily or anxiously about something
come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"
exist or be situated within; "Strange notions inhabited her mind"
actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing; "a live television program"; "brought to you live from Lincoln Center"; "live entertainment involves performers actually in the physical presence of a live audience"
pursue a positive and satisfying existence; "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"
charged with an explosive; "live ammunition"; "a live bomb"
support oneself; "he could barely exist on such a low wage"; "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"; "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"
highly reverberant; "a live concert hall"
continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Afri
stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The 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"
stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
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"
overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
(nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
fasten with stays
a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
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!"
a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted; "the Supreme Court has the power