Definition of stay off
- Let's stay off the subject of politics.
- She's doing a good job of staying off drugs.
- Please stay off the grass.
: 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
: from a place or position
: at a distance in space or time
: from a course : aside
used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union
: to seaward of
: from the possession or charge of
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: competition : contest
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