1. stay [steɪ] n
naut, transp Stütztau nt, Stag nt fachspr
2. stay [steɪ] n
1) (act of remaining) Aufenthalt m;
a \stay with one's family ein Familienbesuch m;
overnight \stay Übernachtung f
2) jur Aussetzung f;
\stay of death penalty Hinrichtungsaufschub m;
\stay of execution Aussetzung f der Zwangsvollstreckung Gewährung f von Vollstreckungsschutz;
\stay of proceedings Ruhen nt des Verfahrens
3) (hist: corset)
\stays pl Korsett nt, Mieder nt;
to lace/unlace one's \stays sein Mieder schnüren/aufschnüren vi
1) (remain present) bleiben;
\stay until the rain has stopped bleib doch, bis der Regen aufgehört hat;
why don't you \stay for dinner? warum bleibst du nicht zum Abendessen?;
fax machines are here to \stay Faxgeräte haben Einzug gehalten;
he is convinced that computer-aided design has come to \stay er ist überzeugt, dass CAD auf Dauer unverzichtbar ist;
to \stay at home/in bed zu Hause/im Bett bleiben;
to \stay home (esp Am) zu Hause bleiben;
to \stay on message (fig) aufmerksam bleiben;
to \stay put (fam: keep standing) stehen bleiben;
(not stand up) sitzen bleiben;
(not move) sich akk nicht vom Fleck rühren
2) (persevere)
to \stay with sth an etw dat dranbleiben, bei der Sache bleiben;
you have to \stay with a language and practise it regularly Sprachkenntnisse muss man pflegen und regelmäßig anwenden
3) (reside temporarily) untergebracht sein, wohnen;
where are you \staying while you're in town? wo wohnen Sie während Ihres Aufenthaltes in der Stadt?;
the children usually \stay with their grandparents for a week in the summer die Kinder verbringen gewöhnlich im Sommer eine Woche bei ihren Großeltern;
to \stay overnight [or the night] übernachten, über Nacht bleiben;
can we \stay with you overnight ? können wir bei Ihnen übernachten?;
to come to \stay zu Besuch kommen
4) + n or adj (remain) bleiben;
the shops \stay open until 9 p.m. die Läden haben bis 21 Uhr geöffnet;
how can we get this post to \stay upright? was müssen wir tun, damit dieser Pfosten stehen bleibt?;
this far north it \stays light until 10 p.m. in high summer so hoch im Norden ist es im Hochsommer bis um 10 Uhr abends hell;
he's decided not to \stay in teaching er hat sich entschieden, nicht mehr zu unterrichten;
to \stay within budget im Rahmen des Budgets bleiben;
to \stay friends Freunde bleiben;
to \stay in touch [or contact] in Verbindung [o Kontakt] bleiben;
to \stay awake/cool/healthy wach/ruhig/gesund bleiben;
to \stay tuned radio, tv, media am Apparat bleiben;
\stay tuned - we'll be right back bleiben Sie dran - wir sind gleich wieder da vt
1) (assuage)
to \stay one's hunger/thirst seinen Hunger/Durst stillen
2) ((dated) liter: curb)
to \stay sth etw in Schranken halten;
to \stay one's hand sich akk zurückhalten
3) jur
to \stay proceedings das Verfahren aussetzen
to \stay the course [or distance] durchhalten

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