stay on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theystay on
he/she/itstays on
present participlestaying on
past tensestayed on
past participlestayed on
  1. to remain at a job, school, or place for longer than you had intended to

    James promised to stay on for six months.

See also main entry: stay