stay with

phrasal verb
stayed with; staying with; stays with

Definition of stay with

1 : to be remembered by and to continue to influence or affect (someone) in some way The memory of that tragic day has stayed with her ever since.
2 : to continue using or doing (something) Stay with the medication for a couple more days and see if the rash clears up. I know the work is hard, but if you just stay with it for a while longer, it'll be done.
3 : to go or make progress at the same rate as (someone) : to keep even with (someone) in a race, competition, etc. The other runners struggled to stay with the leader.

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“Stay with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stay%20with. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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