英音 [steɪ] 美音 [ste]
vt.& vi. 停留;停止;坚持;抑制;
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"
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"
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"
a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
(nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
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"
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!"
"You can stay with me while you are in town"
"stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
continue in a place, position, or situation;
"After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"
"Stay with me, please"
"despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"
"She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
"I had to stay at home and watch the children"
stop or halt;
"Please stay the bloodshed!"
"The smell stayed in the room"
"The hostility remained long after they made up"
hang on during a trial of endurance;
"ride out the storm"
stop a judicial process;
"The judge stayed the execution order"
fasten with stays
overcome or allay;
"quell my hunger"
backstay n. 后支索，后拉索（绳等）;后牵索;
bobstay n. 斜桅支索;
forestay n. 前桅支索;
jackstay n. 支索，稳定索;挂物索;桅桁支索;飞艇轴上固定索;
mainstay n. 支柱，柱石;骨干，中流砥柱;主要的依靠;主桅支索;
outstay vt. 逗留太久（而不受欢迎等）;（客人）呆得太久而不受欢迎;
overstay v. 逗留过久，停留超过（时间）;
staysail n. 支索帆;
stay hook 撑钩;
transverse stay 横撑条;
ladder stay 梯子架;
stay tightener 拉线紧固体;
stay insulator 拉线隔电子;
fixed stay 固定撑条;
boring stay 镗孔支柱;
auxiliary stay 辅助拉线;
stay away 离开，缺席;躲开;
buffer stay 缓冲杆;
stay feelers 顶架触头;
travelling stay [机] 移动扶架;
fore stay 前拉索;
stay on v. 继续停留;
stay bolt 拉杆螺栓;撑螺栓;（机车的）拉撑;
stay bar n. 撑杆;
suborbital stay [医]眶下骨棚;
corner stay 角撑，角牵条;
stay guy 固定拉索;