Definition of Stay in place

1. Verb. Be stationary.

Specialized synonyms: Stay, Stay Put, Stick, Stick Around
Antonyms: Travel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stay In Place

stay at
stay at home
stay away
stay behind
stay fresh
stay in
stay in place (current term)
stay of execution
stay off
stay on
stay over
stay put
stay the course
stay the distance
stay the night
stay together
stay tuned
stay up

Literary usage of Stay in place

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"Make the blocks of 3 by 5 spruce and stay in place as shown on Fig. 5. Plumb the stem and stern, stay them securely and commence setting up the forms. ..."

2. Jewelry Making and Design: An Illustrated Text Book for Teachers, Students by Augustus Foster Rose, Antonio Cirino (1917)
"The ends can be made to stay in place by springing one by the other a little. This gives a certain amount of spring to it which makes it stay in place while ..."

3. Camera by Columbia Photographic Society, Philadelphia (1916)
"This was used to catch a small piece of iron, simply bent in half, so the cover would stay in place without holding it down. Next, I procured an electric ..."

4. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1897)
"But the principal point I want to bring out is this : We do not always have success; the kidney does not stay in place, and this has done more to discourage ..."

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