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stay up meaning

  "stay up" in a sentence
  • Verb: stay up
    1. Not go to bed
      "Don't stay up so late--you have to go to work tomorrow"
      - sit up

    Derived forms: stayed up, stays up, staying up

    Type of: wake


  • [American slang]
    to remain awake and out of bed for some nighttime event.
      I will stay up for her arrival.
      I can't stay up that late.

Examples

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  1. i'll stay up all night to draft this story.
  2. my trousers only stay up if i wear a belt.
  3. but we did not stay up very late.
  4. he could stay up nights and sleep the whole day through.
  5. you must stay up here.

Related Words

  1. stay the course meaning
  2. stay to sth meaning
  3. stay together meaning
  4. stay tuned. meaning
  5. stay under meaning
  6. stay up late meaning
  7. stay up until a particular time meaning
  8. stay with meaning
  9. stay with so or sth meaning
  10. stay within sth meaning
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