overstay definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to remain beyond the set limitations or anticipated length of; outstay: The guests overstayed their particular welcome.
    • to remain beyond the time or perhaps the limits of.
  • verb:
    • to keep present following the agreed or proper departure time.
    • to stay present beyond the limitations of.
    • remain too-long
  • others:
    • to remain or delay past; remain beyond the restrictions or length of time of: as, to overstay one's time.

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