stay (v.) 1
wait (for), await
CE III.i.36 [Dromio of Ephesus to Dromio of Syracuse] My master stays in the street
H8 I.iii.63 [Lord Chamberlain to Sands] My barge stays
Ham III.iii.95 [Hamlet to himself] My mother stays
JC V.i.106 [Brutus to Cassius] arming myself with patience / To stay the providence of some high powers / That govern us below
KJ II.i.58 [Chatillon to King Philip, of strong winds] Whose leisure I have stayed
LLL II.i.128 [Berowne to Rosaline] I cannot stay thanksgiving
LLL IV.ii.140 [Holofernes to Jaquenetta] Stay not thy compliment
Mac IV.iii.142 [Doctor to Malcolm, of the English king] There are a crew of wretched souls / That stay his cure
MND II.i.235 [Demetrius to Helena] I will not stay thy questions
MV II.viii.40 [Salerio to Solanio, quoting Antonio to Bassanio] stay the very riping of the time
MV IV.i.107 [Salerio to Duke] here stays without / A messenger
R2 II.i.289 [Northumberland to Ross and Willoughby, of the fleet] they stay / The first departing of the King for Ireland
Sonn 151.8 [] flesh stays no farther reason
Sonn 58.4 I [] ... Being your vassal bound to stay your leisure
TC I.i.27 [Pandarus to Troilus] you must stay the cooling too
TC V.ii.187 [Aeneas to Troilus] Ajax, your guard, stays to conduct you home
Tem I.ii.36 [Miranda to Prospero] Stay: not yet
Tim I.i.183 [Apemantus to Timon] Till I be gentle, stay thou for thy good morrow
Tit IV.iii.42 [Publius to Titus] perforce you must needs stay a time
TNK V.iii.6 [Emilia to Pirithous] I will stay here
TS III.ii.216 [Katherina to Baptista, of Petruchio] he shall stay my leisure
TS IV.iii.59 [Petruchio to Katherina] The tailor stays thy leisure