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"
highly reverberant; "a live concert hall"
capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"
have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces"
possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary"
have life, be alive;
exerting force or containing energy; "live coals"; "tossed a live cigarette out the window"; "got a shock from a live wire"; "live ore is unmined ore"; "a live bomb"; "a live ball is one in play"
lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war"
charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire"
not recorded; "the
overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
fasten with stays
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!"
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"
remain behind; "I had to stay at home and watch the children"
(nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
stop a judicial process; "The judge stayed the execution order"
a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
hang on during a trial of endurance; "ride out the storm"
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" <