There are 2 main translations of stay in Español

: stay1stay2

stay1

quedarse, v.

Pronunciación /steɪ//steɪ/

verbo intransitivo

  • 1

    • 1.1(in specified place, position)

      quedarse
      permanecer formal
      he stayed in the country for two weeks se quedó dos semanas en el país
      • stay there quédate ahí
      • stay close to us no te alejes de nosotros
      • (to dog) stay! ¡quieto!
      • he managed to stay ahead logró mantenerse a la cabeza
      • unemployment is here to stay el desempleo se ha convertido en un problema permanente
      • to stay put quedarse
      • She is a special guest who stays at the hotel on her regular bi-annual visits to Pattaya.
      • Her parents are unable to care for her and the hospital she is temporarily staying in is poorly equipped.
      • The villas we stayed in were positioned half way up a hill.
      • We're going to stay overnight at a hotel here.
      • ‘Imagine that you have guests staying with you,’ he continued.
      • The 30 people staying at the guest house had been woken up by the noise and he had told them it was not a normal occurrence here.
      • We really are pleased with Rosaleen and hope she will continue to stay with us in Pound Street.
      • We stayed down there and our friends put us up in a hotel overnight, he added.
      • I've been staying down South, but I have to head off again straight away and I don't want to be lugging this thing round.
      • They're staying in a friend's vacant apartment to save on costs.
      • The rest of the crowd consists of family friends whom Tristan doesn't know, as well as a couple of guests staying at the Inn through the holidays.
      • Do you mind if he stays with you while we go see your mother?
      • The young people would stay there temporarily until a site was found to construct a purpose-built hostel for the scheme.
      • At Mandarin Oriental hotels, people don't just stay the night, they feel part of a club.
      • Call your house and tell them you're staying at a friend's house because you don't want to drive home and stay the night with me.
      • I'll pay for your round-trip ticket and you can stay in the guest room at my house.
      • I usually stayed in the guest room with Terry during those days.
      • We stayed overnight at a hotel, and in the morning we went to a train station.
      • They all stayed with local families and a busy schedule of activities was organised.
      • That night the four brothers stayed in the guest chambers of the castle.

    • 1.2(in specified state)

      stay still/single quédate quieto/soltero
      • please try and stay sober por favor trata de no emborracharte
      • we stayed friends despite everything seguimos siendo amigos a pesar de todo
      • I couldn't stay awake no podía mantenerme despierto
      • long may it stay that way ojalá siga así muchos años
      • it's forecast to stay wet pronostican que va a seguir lloviendo

  • 2

    • 2.1(remain, not leave)

      quedarse
      she didn't stay to the end no se quedó hasta el final
      • I mustn't stay late no debo quedarme hasta tarde
      • can you stay to / for dinner? ¿te puedes quedar a cenar?
      • It was so hot we decided to stay outside at half time for our team talk.
      • She later called to explain she had decided to stay at the Lancashire resort for longer.
      • I could have stayed, but I decided that I wouldn't have been playing often enough.
      • We decided not to stay here, as there were better beaches to be found.
      • The gig was so successful the band decided to stay together, and since then Wards Xpress has released three albums.
      • He almost came here, as a lot of us did, and then he decided to stay in Canada.
      • He has decided to stay in Erinsborough, and he will be moving in with Lou.
      • This year they've decided to stay in their village because it just isn't safe to leave their home and head for Baghdad.
      • Alex's mother went to Greece for a holiday, met his father, fell in love, and decided to stay there.
      • She decided not to stay at her home that night and later found it had been entered during the night and some pictures had been broken.
      • After a nap, we realise the march has begun without us and decide to stay in bed.
      • Maddie, at the last minute, decided to stay behind and finish some work on deadline.
      • Edward was scheduled to sit another of his exams on Monday and had decided to stay at home on Sunday to study.
      • Irene decided to stay in Ireland for the time being and has starred in several of Bryan's shows since.
      • Several of the passengers decided to stay in that city and refused to go on to Little Rock.
      • It was up to the employee to decide whether to stay in a stressful job.
      • Lee decided to stay in New Zealand and her attention was drawn back into the arts.
      • If Hernan decides to stay, I don't want him coming to me later and saying he wants to go.
      • Anni was supposed to have been with him in the car that day but she decided to stay home with their two young children.
      • As our building was hurricane safe and off the ocean, my husband and I decided to stay in our condo.

    • 2.2(reside temporarily)

      quedarse
      (in a hotel etc) hospedarse
      (in a hotel etc) alojarse
      (in a hotel etc) quedarse
      I'm staying with friends me estoy quedando en casa de unos amigos
      • we stayed at the Hilton nos hospedamos / nos alojamos / nos quedamos en el Hilton
      • he's staying with us over Easter va a pasar la Semana Santa con nosotros
      • my aunt came to stay mi tía vino a quedarse unos días
      • can Matthew stay the night? ¿Matthew se puede quedar a dormir / a pasar la noche?

    • 2.3Scottish (live)

      vivir

  • 3arcaico

    (wait)
    ¡espera!
    ¡un segundo!
    ¡un momento!

verbo transitivo

  • 1

    (survive)
    (distance/pace) aguantar
    (distance/pace) resistir
  • 2

    (suspend)
    (execution/sentence) suspender
    something stayed her algo la detuvo
  • 3formal

    (satisfy)
    (hunger) aplacar

nombre

  • 1

    (time)
    estadía femenino América Latina
    estancia femenino España México
    during our stay in Madrid durante nuestra estancia en Madrid España México
    • I'd like to go for a longer stay me gustaría ir a quedarme más tiempo
    • after an overnight stay in Paris después de hacer noche / después de pernoctar en París
    • during her stay in hospital mientras estuvo en el hospital
  • 2

    Derecho
    stay of execution suspensión del cumplimiento de la sentencia femenino
  • 3

    Arquitectura Construcción
    soporte masculino
    puntal masculino
  • 4stays pl

    Historia Indumentaria
    corsé masculino

There are 2 main translations of stay in Español

: stay1stay2

stay2

estay, n.

Pronunciación /steɪ//steɪ/

nombre

  • 1

    (rope, wire)
    estay masculino
    • A few minutes later I was shinning up the mast to whip a flag halyard to the stays.
    • The cable stays were then stressed to their final length.
    • The stays were prefabricated parallel wire cables.
    • The solid awning was supported by vertical stays.
    • Britannia footbridge has been lifted into place and the cable stays are being fitted to support the bridge.
    • The mast will not come down until something else has broken because as long as all the stays and such are in place, the mast will stay.