Translation of stay in French:


Pronunciation: /steɪ/



  • 1 (remain) rester to stay for lunch rester (à) déjeuner
  • 2 (have accommodation) loger to stay in a hotel/with a friend loger à l'hôtel/chez un ami to stay overnight passer la nuit
  • 3 (visit) passer quelques jours (with chez)

Phrasal verbs

stay in

rester à la maison

stay out

to stay out late/all night rentrer tard/ne pas rentrer de la nuit to stay out of trouble éviter les ennuis

stay up

(waiting for sb) veiller 1.1 (as habit) se coucher tard 1.2 (not fall down) tenir

Definition of stay in:

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