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Verb: outstay  ,awt'stey
  1. Stay too long
    "overstay or outstay one's welcome";
    - overstay
  2. Surpass in staying power
    "They outstayed their competitors"

Derived forms: outstayed, outstays, outstaying

Type of: abide [archaic], bide [archaic], last out, outride, ride out, stay