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1. overstay

verb. ['ˌoʊvɝˈsteɪ'] stay too long.

Synonyms

  • stay
  • bide
  • outstay

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • activity
  • action
  • activeness

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stay (English)
  • steyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word overstay


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Visitors who overstay by 90 days or more are considered to be in the country illegally.

2. Verb, base form
But gravel is long lasting, and can overstay its welcome.

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