verb (used with object)
to longer than.
to beyond the time or duration of; overstay:
to outstay one’s welcome.
to stay longer than
to stay beyond (a limit)
outstay one’s welcome, See overstay (sense 4)
c.1600, from out (adv.) + stay (v.).
[sting] /stɪŋ/ verb (used with object), stung or (Obsolete) stang; stung; stinging. 1. to prick or wound with a sharp-pointed, often venom-bearing organ. 2. to affect painfully or irritatingly as a result of contact, as certain plants do: to be stung by nettles. 3. to cause to smart or to cause a sharp pain: The […]
[out-stand] /ˌaʊtˈstænd/ verb (used without object), outstood, outstanding. 1. to be prominent. verb (used with object), outstood, outstanding. 2. to stay or remain beyond: to outstand the hour. /ˌaʊtˈstænd/ verb -stands, -standing, -stood 1. (intransitive) to be outstanding or excel 2. (intransitive) (nautical) to stand out to sea 3. (transitive) (archaic) to last beyond
[streem] /strim/ noun 1. a body of water flowing in a channel or watercourse, as a river, rivulet, or brook. Synonyms: rill, run, streamlet, runnel. 2. a steady current in water, as in a river or the ocean: to row against the stream; the Gulf Stream. Synonyms: flow, tide. 3. any flow of water or […]
[out-strech] /ˌaʊtˈstrɛtʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to forth; extend: to outstretch one’s hand in welcome. 2. to out; expand: The rising population has outstretched the city. 3. to beyond: His behavior outstretches my patience. /ˌaʊtˈstrɛtʃ/ verb (transitive) 1. to extend or expand; stretch out 2. to stretch or extend beyond v. mid-14c., from out […]