Definition of stay away
- I know I shouldn't go there, but it's hard to stay away.
- Stay away from my girlfriend!
- He usually stays away from large crowds.
- I try to stay away from caffeine.
: a large strong rope usually of wire used to support a mast
: to secure upright with or as if with stays
: to incline (a mast) forward, aft, or to one side by the stays
: to go about : tack
: to stop going forward : pause
: to stop doing something : cease
: to continue in a place or condition : remain
: the action of halting : the state of being stopped
: a stopping or suspension of procedure or execution by judicial or executive order
: self-control, moderation
: one that serves as a prop : support
: a thin firm strip (as of plastic) used for stiffening a garment or part (such as a shirt collar)
: a corset stiffened with bones
: to provide physical or moral support for : sustain
: to fix on something as a foundation
: on the way : along
: from this or that place
: in a secure place or manner
: absent from a place : gone
: distant in space or time
: played on an opponent's grounds
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