Stay and Stop


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Stay noun – A temporary residing as another's guest.
Usage example: my mother-in-law is coming for a brief stay next week

Stop is a synonym for stay in visit topic. In some cases you can use "Stop" instead the word "Stay" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like wait, state, event, hold. popular alternative
Nearby Words: stayed, staying
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Stop noun – The stopping of a process or activity.
Usage example: put a stop to this nonsense

Stay is a synonym for stop in visit topic. You can use "Stay" instead the word "Stop" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as break, state, end, continue. archaic substitute
Nearby Words: stopped, stopper, stopping, stopover
Synonyms for Stop

How words are described

good good stay good stop
nice nice stay nice stop
best best stay best stop
long long stay long stop
Other adjectives: better, brief, short, true, dead, entire, wrong, bad, permanent, temporary, last, occasional, several, red.

Common collocations

guy stay guy stop guy
group stay group stop group
series stay series stop series
army stay army stop army
Other nouns: time, world, game, evil, ship, anyone, friends.
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Stop or Stay. 2016. Accessed June 19, 2021.

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