Synonyms and Antonyms for stay-of-execution

1. stay of execution (n.)

an order whereby a judgment is precluded from being executed for a specific period of time

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3. execution (n.)

the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it

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4. execution (n.)

(law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable

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5. stay (v.)

stay put (in a certain place); we are not moving to Cincinnati"

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6. stay (v.)

stay the same; remain in a certain state

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8. stay (v.)

continue in a place, position, or situation

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9. stay (v.)

stop or halt

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10. stay (n.)

continuing or remaining in a place or state

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