- To prop; support; sustain; hold up; steady.
- To stop; detain; keep back; delay; hinder.
- To restrain; withhold; check; stop.
- To put off; defer; postpone; delay; keep back.
- To hold the attention of.
- To bear up...
- To bear up under; to endure; to hold out against; to resist.
- To wait for; await.
- To rest; depend; rely.
- To stop; come to a stand or standstill.
- To come to an end; cease.
- To dwell; linger; tarry; wait.
- To make a stand; stand.
- To hold out, as in a race or contest; last or persevere to the end.
- To remain in a particular place, especially for an indefinite time; sojourn; abide.
- To wait; rest in patience or expectation.
- To wait as an attendant; give ceremonious or submissive attendance.
- To continue to have a particular quality.
- To support from sinking; to sustain with strength; to satisfy in part or for the time.
- To remain for the purpose of; to wait for.
- To cause to cease; to put an end to.
- To fasten or secure with stays.
- A prop; a support.
- A fastening for a garment; a hook; a clasp; anything to hang another thing on.
- That which holds or restrains; obstacle; check; hindrance; restraint.
- A stop; a halt; a break or cessation of action, motion, or progress.
- A standstill; a state of rest; entire cessation of motion or progress.
- A postponement, especially of an execution or other punishment.
- A fixed state; fixedness; stability; permanence.
- Continuance or a period of time spent in a place; abode for an indefinite time; sojourn.
- A station or fixed anchorage for vessels.
- Restraint of passion; prudence; moderation; caution; steadiness; sobriety.
- A piece of stiff material, such as plastic or whalebone, used to stiffen a piece of clothing.
- Hindrance; let; check.
- A strong rope supporting a mast, and leading from one masthead down to some other, or other part of the vessel.
- A guy, rope, or wire supporting or stabilizing a platform, such as a bridge, a pole, such as a tentpole, the mast of a derrick, or other structural element.
- The transverse piece in a link.
- To incline forward, aft, or to one side by means of stays.
- To tack; put on the other tack.
- To change; tack; go about; be in stays, as a ship.
- Steep; ascending.
- Steeply pitched.
- Difficult to negotiate; not easy to access; sheer.
- Stiff; upright; unbending; reserved; haughty; proud.