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Definition 1: continue in a place, position, or situation - [verb of stative]

Samples where stay on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for stay on in the sense of this definition

(stay on is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of stay on ) dwell

"You can stay with me while you are in town" "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"

(... is a kind of stay on ) continue a term of office past the normal period of time

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