Definition of Overstaying

1. Verb. (present participle of overstay) ¹



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Definition of Overstaying

1. overstay [v] - See also: overstay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overstaying

overstamps
overstand
overstare
overstared
overstares
overstaring
overstate
overstated
overstatement
overstatements
overstates
overstating
overstay
overstay one's welcome
overstayed
overstaying (current term)
overstays
oversteepened
oversteer
oversteered
oversteering
oversteers
overstep
overstepped
overstepping
oversteps
overstimulate
overstimulated
overstimulates
overstimulating

Literary usage of Overstaying

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1. German's Claims Upon German-Americans in Germany: A Discussion of German by Edward Williams Stephens Tingle (1903)
"overstaying Leave.. The articles of war, however, recognize the fact that a ... (fe) overstaying his leave and going to America without the offense being ..."

2. American Observer Medical Monthly (1874)
"Mr. M. first suffered retention of urine in consequence of overstaying the desire to evacuate in a journey by railway. He was at that time fifty- eight ..."

3. My Roving Life: A Diary of Travels and Adventures by Sea and Land, During by Joseph Alonzo Stuart (1895)
"(overstaying his liberty.) He is to have 30 days of confinement in double irons em bread and water, and to loae all pay due him. ..."

4. American Journal of Education (1871)
"It follows certain specified offenses, as overstaying a leave, when the number of stoppages is in proportion to the time of overstaying the leave, ..."

5. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"... the British India Steam Navigation Company, and the Anchor Line are exempted from the penalty attaching to overstaying their leave by reason of delay in ..."

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