Definitions for outstayˌaʊtˈsteɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•stayˌaʊtˈsteɪ(v.t.)

  1. to stay longer than.

  2. to stay beyond the time or duration of; overstay.

Origin of outstay:

1590–1600

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overstay, outstay(verb)

    stay too long

    "overstay or outstay one's welcome"

  2. outstay(verb)

    surpass in staying power

    "They outstayed their competitors"

Wiktionary

  1. outstay(Verb)

    To stay beyond or longer than.

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