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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) stay

Synonyms: stay Definition: continuing or remaining in a place or state Usage: they had a nice stay in Paris; a lengthy hospital stay; a four-month stay in bankruptcy court

Hypernyms: human action, human activity, deed, act Definition: something that people do or cause to happen

Synonyms: stay Definition: (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar

Hypernyms: brace, bracing Definition: a structural member used to stiffen a framework

Synonyms: stay Definition: a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)

Hypernyms: strip, slip Definition: artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material

Synonyms: stay Definition: a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted Usage: the Supreme Court has the power to stay an injunction pending an appeal to the whole Court

Hypernyms: decree, edict, rescript, order, fiat Definition: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge) Usage: a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

Synonyms: arrest, stop, stoppage, check, halt, hitch, stay Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption Usage: the negotiations were in arrest; held them in check; during the halt he got some lunch; the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow; he spent the entire stop in his seat

Hypernyms: inaction, inactiveness, inactivity Definition: the state of being inactive

Synonyms for (verb) stay

Synonyms: remain, rest, stay Definition: stay the same; remain in a certain state Usage: The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it; rest assured; stay alone; He remained unmoved by her tears; The bad weather continued for another week

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: stay, delay, detain Definition: stop or halt Usage: Please stay the bloodshed!

Hypernyms: delay, retard, check Definition: slow the growth or development of Usage: The brain damage will retard the child's language development

Synonyms: quell, appease, stay Definition: overcome or allay Usage: quell my hunger

Hypernyms: satisfy, fill, fulfil, fulfill, meet Definition: fill or meet a want or need

Synonyms: stay Definition: fasten with stays

Hypernyms: fix, fasten, secure Definition: cause to be firmly attached Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms: stick, stick around, stay, stay put Definition: stay put (in a certain place) Usage: We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati; Stay put in the corner here!; Stick around and you will learn something!

Hypernyms: stay in place Definition: be stationary

Synonyms: stay Definition: stop a judicial process Usage: The judge stayed the execution order

Hypernyms: block, stop, halt, kibosh Definition: stop from happening or developing Usage: Block his election; Halt the process

Synonyms: stay, abide, bide Definition: dwell Usage: You can stay with me while you are in town; stay a bit longer--the day is still young

Hypernyms: remain, stay, stay on, continue Definition: continue in a place, position, or situation Usage: 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: remain, stay, stay on, continue Definition: continue in a place, position, or situation Usage: 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

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer