outstay


outstay

verb (used with object)

  1. to stay longer than.
  2. to stay beyond the time or duration of; overstay: to outstay one’s welcome.

verb (tr)

  1. to stay longer than
  2. to stay beyond (a limit)
  3. outstay one’s welcome See overstay (def. 4)

v.c.1600, from out (adv.) + stay (v.).

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