Overstayed rhymes with:

  • abrade (definition)
    v 1: wear away [syn: abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off] 2: rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops" [syn: scour, abrade]
  • afraid (definition)
    adj 1: filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions" [ant: fearless, unafraid(p)] 2: filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement; "I'm afraid I won't be able to come"; "he was afraid he would have to let her go"; "I'm afraid you're wrong" 3: feeling worry or concern or insecurity; "She was afraid that I might be embarrassed"; "terribly afraid of offending someone"; "I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict" 4: having feelings of aversion or unwillingness; "afraid of hard work"; "afraid to show emotion"
  • aid (definition)
    n 1: a resource; "visual aids in teaching" [syn: aid, assistance, help] 2: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading" [syn: aid, assist, assistance, help] 3: money to support a worthy person or cause [syn: aid, economic aid, financial aid] 4: the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention" [syn: care, attention, aid, tending] v 1: give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house" [syn: help, assist, aid] 2: improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient" [syn: help, aid]
  • aide (name) (definition)
    n 1: an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer [syn: adjutant, aide, aide-de-camp] 2: someone who acts as assistant [syn: aide, auxiliary]
  • arcade (place) (definition)
    n 1: a covered passageway with shops and stalls on either side 2: a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns [syn: arcade, colonnade]
  • arrayed (definition)
    adj 1: in ceremonial attire and paraphernalia; "professors arrayed in robes" [syn: arrayed, panoplied]
  • bade (place) (definition)
    n 1: a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria
  • blade (name) (definition)
    n 1: especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole [syn: blade, leaf blade] 2: a dashing young man; "gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures" 3: something long and thin resembling a blade of grass; "a blade of lint on his suit" 4: a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard [syn: sword, blade, brand, steel] 5: a cut of beef from the shoulder blade 6: a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue) 7: the part of the skate that slides on the ice 8: flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water [syn: blade, vane] 9: the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
  • blockade (definition)
    n 1: a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy [syn: blockade, encirclement] 2: prevents access or progress v 1: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn" [syn: obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass] 2: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road" [syn: barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar] 3: obstruct access to [syn: blockade, block off] 4: impose a blockade on [syn: blockade, seal off]
  • braid (name) (definition)
    n 1: a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair [syn: braid, plait, tress, twist] 2: trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains [syn: braid, gold braid, braiding] v 1: make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth" [syn: braid, lace, plait] 2: decorate with braids or ribbons; "braid a collar" 3: form or weave into a braid or braids; "braid hair" [syn: braid, pleach] [ant: unbraid]
  • brigade (definition)
    n 1: army unit smaller than a division v 1: form or unite into a brigade
  • brocade (definition)
    n 1: thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern v 1: weave a design into (textiles)
  • buffeted (definition)
    adj 1: pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities [syn: buffeted, storm-tossed, tempest-tossed, tempest- tost, tempest-swept]
  • cascade (place) (definition)
    n 1: a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls 2: a succession of stages or operations or processes or units; "progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring"; "separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes" 3: a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower; "a little shower of rose petals"; "a sudden cascade of sparks" [syn: shower, cascade] v 1: rush down in big quantities, like a cascade [syn: cascade, cascade down] 2: arrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible
  • charade (definition)
    n 1: a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way [syn: parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on] 2: a word acted out in an episode of the game of charades
  • colonnade (definition)
    n 1: structure consisting of a row of evenly spaced columns 2: a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns [syn: arcade, colonnade]
  • crusade (definition)
    n 1: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort" [syn: campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort] 2: any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims v 1: exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate" [syn: crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate] 2: go on a crusade; fight a holy war
  • decade (definition)
    n 1: a period of 10 years [syn: decade, decennary, decennium] 2: the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system [syn: ten, 10, X, tenner, decade]
  • decayed (definition)
    adj 1: damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless; "rotten floor boards"; "rotted beams"; "a decayed foundation" [syn: decayed, rotten, rotted]
  • mislaid (definition)
    adj 1: lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place; "the mislaid hat turned up eventually"; "misplaced tickets" [syn: mislaid, misplaced]
  • paid (definition)
    adj 1: marked by the reception of pay; "paid work"; "a paid official"; "a paid announcement"; "a paid check" [ant: unpaid] 2: involving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby [syn: nonrecreational, paid] 3: yielding a fair profit [syn: gainful, paid, paying]
  • palisade (place) (definition)
    n 1: fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground v 1: surround with a wall in order to fortify [syn: wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surround]
  • parade (name) (definition)
    n 1: a ceremonial procession including people marching 2: an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things; "a parade of strollers on the mall"; "a parade of witnesses" 3: a visible display; "she made a parade of her sorrows" v 1: walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town" [syn: parade, exhibit, march] 2: march in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street" [syn: parade, troop, promenade]
  • persuade (definition)
    v 1: win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters" [syn: carry, persuade, sway] 2: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!" [ant: deter, dissuade]
  • pervade (definition)
    v 1: spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks" [syn: permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddle]
  • played (definition)
    adj 1: (of games) engaged in; "the loosely played game"
  • portrayed (definition)
    adj 1: represented graphically by sketch or design or lines [syn: depicted, pictured, portrayed]
  • promenade (definition)
    n 1: a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year [syn: promenade, prom] 2: a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk [syn: promenade, mall] 3: a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle 4: a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance 5: a leisurely walk (usually in some public place) [syn: amble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulation] v 1: march in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street" [syn: parade, troop, promenade] 2: take a leisurely walk; "The ladies promenaded along the beach"
  • raid (definition)
    n 1: a sudden short attack [syn: foray, raid, maraud] 2: an attempt by speculators to defraud investors v 1: search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house" [syn: raid, bust] 2: enter someone else's territory and take spoils; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly" [syn: foray into, raid] 3: take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock; "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies" 4: search for something needed or desired; "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
  • serenade (definition)
    n 1: a musical composition in several movements; has no fixed form [syn: divertimento, serenade] 2: a song characteristically played outside the house of a woman v 1: sing and play for somebody; "She was serenaded by her admirers"
  • shade (name) (definition)
    n 1: relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body; "it is much cooler in the shade"; "there's too much shadiness to take good photographs" [syn: shade, shadiness, shadowiness] 2: a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted" [syn: shade, tint, tincture, tone] 3: protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade" 4: a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning" [syn: nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinement] 5: a position of relative inferiority; "an achievement that puts everything else in the shade"; "his brother's success left him in the shade" 6: a slight amount or degree of difference; "a tad too expensive"; "not a tad of difference"; "the new model is a shade better than the old one" [syn: tad, shade] 7: a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past" [syn: ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre] 8: a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment) v 1: cast a shadow over [syn: shadow, shade, shade off] 2: represent the effect of shade or shadow on [syn: shade, fill in] 3: protect from light, heat, or view; "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight" 4: vary slightly; "shade the meaning" 5: pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
  • spade (definition)
    n 1: a playing card in the major suit that has one or more black figures on it; "she led a low spade"; "spades were trumps" 2: a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot 3: (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person; "only a Black can call another Black a nigga" [syn: nigger, nigga, spade, coon, jigaboo, nigra] v 1: dig (up) with a spade; "I spade compost into the flower beds"
  • staid (definition)
    adj 1: characterized by dignity and propriety [syn: sedate, staid]
  • suede (definition)
    n 1: leather with a napped surface [syn: suede, suede leather] 2: a fabric made to resemble suede leather [syn: suede cloth, suede]
  • tirade (definition)
    n 1: a speech of violent denunciation [syn: tirade, philippic, broadside]
  • trade (definition)
    n 1: the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services; "Venice was an important center of trade with the East"; "they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade" 2: the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice" [syn: trade, craft] 3: the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; "even before noon there was a considerable patronage" [syn: trade, patronage] 4: a particular instance of buying or selling; "it was a package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he's a master of the business deal" [syn: deal, trade, business deal] 5: people who perform a particular kind of skilled work; "he represented the craft of brewers"; "as they say in the trade" [syn: craft, trade] 6: steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator; "they rode the trade winds going west" [syn: trade wind, trade] 7: an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter" [syn: barter, swap, swop, trade] v 1: engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets" [syn: trade, merchandise] 2: turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase; "trade in an old car for a new one" [syn: trade, trade in] 3: be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions; "The stock traded around $20 a share" 4: exchange or give (something) in exchange for [syn: trade, swap, swop, switch] 5: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes" [syn: deal, sell, trade]
  • unafraid (definition)
    adj 1: oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them [syn: unafraid(p), fearless] [ant: afraid(p)] 2: free from fear or doubt; easy in mind; "he was secure that nothing will be held against him" [syn: secure, unafraid, untroubled] [ant: insecure]
  • unmade (definition)
    adj 1: (of a bed) not having the sheets and blankets set in order; "an unmade bed with tangled sheets and blankets" [ant: made]
  • unpaid (definition)
    adj 1: not paid; "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill" [ant: paid] 2: without payment; "the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers"; "a volunteer fire department" [syn: unpaid, volunteer(a)] 3: engaged in as a pastime; "an amateur painter"; "gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals"; "recreational golfers"; "reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating"; "unpaid extras in the documentary" [syn: amateur, recreational, unpaid]
  • upgrade (definition)
    n 1: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise" [syn: ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade] [ant: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall] 2: software that provides better performance than an earlier version did 3: a reservation that is improved; "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full" 4: the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises [syn: upgrade, rise, rising slope] 5: hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did 6: the act of improving something (especially machinery) by raising it to a higher grade (as by adding or replacing components); "the power plant received a new upgrade" v 1: rate higher; raise in value or esteem [ant: downgrade] 2: to improve what was old or outdated; "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software"; "The company upgraded their personnel" 3: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work" [syn: promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate] [ant: break, bump, demote, kick downstairs, relegate] 4: get better travel conditions; "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked" 5: give better travel conditions to; "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full"
  • wade (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945) [syn: Wade, Virginia Wade] v 1: walk (through relatively shallow water); "Can we wade across the river to the other side?"; "Wade the pond"
  • ade (definition)
    n 1: a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice [syn: fruit drink, ade]
  • clade (definition)
    n 1: a group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor
  • cliched (definition)
    adj 1: repeated regularly without thought or originality; "ready-made phrases" [syn: cliched, ready-made]
  • prepaid (definition)
    adj 1: used especially of mail; paid in advance [syn: postpaid, prepaid]
  • sauteed (definition)
    adj 1: fried quickly in a little fat [syn: saute, sauteed]
  • unswayed (definition)
    adj 1: not influenced or affected; "stewed in its petty provincialism untouched by the brisk debates that stirred the old world"- V.L.Parrington; "unswayed by personal considerations" [syn: uninfluenced, unswayed, untouched]
  • allayed
  • bayed
  • betrayed
  • conveyed
  • crocheted
  • obeyed
  • outweighed
  • overpaid
  • overplayed
  • prayed
  • rayed
  • remade
  • repaid
  • replayed
  • sprayed
  • stayed
  • strayed
  • surveyed
  • swayed
  • underpaid
  • underplayed
  • weighed
  • cade (name) (place)
  • dade (name) (place)
  • slade (name)
  • stade (place)
  • waid
  • brascade
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