(Irregular preterit, past participle: abode)
1. To wait; to pause; to delay.
2. To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to dwell; to sojourn; -- with before a person, and commonly with or before a place.
3. To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain.
4. To tolerate
ETYM Mid. Eng. dwellan to stay, to dwell.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: dwelled; or: dwelt).
1. To make one's home or live in; SYN. shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate.
2. To originate (in); SYN. consist, lie, belong, lie in.
1. To dwell or inhabit
2. To be present; to be located
To spend a certain length of time.
To assign to a station; SYN. post, base, send, place.
ETYM Related to Stay to hold up, prop.
1. To continue in a place, position, or situation; SYN. stay on, continue a remain.
2. To remain behind.
3. To stay the same; remain in a certain state; SYN. remain, rest.
4. To stay put (in a certain place); SYN. stick, stick around, stay put.
5. To stop or halt; SYN. detain, delay.
6. To stop a judicial process.
7. To fasten with stays.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: won).
1. To be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious.
2. To win something through one's efforts; SYN. gain.