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How to Pronounce stay?

Correct pronunciation for the word "stay" is [stˈe͡ɪ], [stˈe‍ɪ], [s_t_ˈeɪ].

Definition of stay

  1. A stiffened bodice; corsets. To miss stays, to fail in attempting to tack.
  2. To remain; to continue in a place or a state; to wait; to stand still; to rest; to rely.
  3. To stop; to restrain; to delay; to obstruct; to abide; to keep from departure; to prop; to support.
  4. Continuance in a place; abode for a time; stand; stop; obstruction; fixed state; support; a large strong rope employed to support masts.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Stay?

  • In the present tense, the personal forms of the verb "stay" are as follows:

  • - I stay

  • - You stay

  • - He/She/It stays

  • - We stay

  • - You stay

  • - They stay
  • What is the past tense of Stay?

  • The personal forms of the verb "stay" in the past tense are as follows:

  • 1st person singular: I stayed

  • 2nd person singular: You stayed

  • 3rd person singular: He/She/It stayed

  • 1st person plural: We stayed

  • 2nd person plural: You stayed

  • 3rd person plural: They stayed
  • What is the adverb for stay?

    The adverb form of "stay" is "steadily".

    What is the adjective for stay?

    The adjective form of the word "stay" is "staying".

    Usage over time for stay:

    This graph shows how "stay" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of stay?

    The plural of the "stay" can be the "stays".

    What is the singular form of stay?

    The singular of the "stay" can be the "stay".

    Synonyms for Stay:


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