stay with

Definition of stay with

  1. 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. 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. 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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a large strong rope usually of wire used to support a mast

    :  guy

  1. :  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

  1. :  to stop going forward :  pause

    :  to stop doing something :  cease

    :  to continue in a place or condition :  remain

  1. :  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

  1. :  one that serves as a prop :  support

    :  a thin firm strip (as of plastic) used for stiffening a garment or part (as a shirt collar)

  1. :  to provide physical or moral support for :  sustain

    :  to fix on something as a foundation

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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