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Stay is a 4 letter word which starts with the letter S and ends with the letter Y for which we found 5 definitions.

(n.) A large strong rope employed to support a mast by being extended from the head of one mast down to some other or to some part of the vessel. Those which lead forward are called fore-and-aft stays; those which lead to the vessel's side are called backstays. See Illust. of Ship.
(v. i.) To stop from motion or falling; to prop; to fix firmly; to hold up; to support.
(v. i.) To support from sinking; to sustain with strength; to satisfy in part or for the time.
(v. i.) To bear up under; to endure; to support; to resist successfully.
(v. i.) To hold from proceeding; to withhold; to restrain; to stop; to hold.

Syllable Information

The word stay is a 4 letter word that has 1 syllable . The syllable division for stay is: stay

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