overnight stay

overnight stay

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  • overnight — [ō΄vər nīt′, ō′vər nīt΄] adv. 1. during or through the night 2. on or during the previous evening 3. suddenly adj. 1. done or going on during or through the night 2. of or for the previous evening 3. staying through the night …   English World dictionary

  • overnight — adv. /oh veuhr nuyt /; adj., n. /oh veuhr nuyt /; v. /oh veuhr nuyt /, adv. 1. for or during the night: to stay overnight. 2. on or during the previous evening: Preparations were made overnight. 3. very quickly; suddenly: New suburbs sprang up… …   Universalium

  • overnight — ▪ I. overnight o‧ver‧night 1 [ˌəʊvəˈnaɪt◂ ǁ ˌoʊvər ] adjective [only before a noun] 1. done in one night: • Much of what is shipped via overnight express delivery is not really needed the next day. 2. continuing for all or most of the night: • an …   Financial and business terms

  • overnight — o|ver|night1 [ ,ouvər naıt ] adverb ** 1. ) during the night, or from one evening until the next morning: We traveled overnight. They stayed overnight at the hotel. Soak the beans overnight in cold water. 2. ) in a very short time: Don t expect… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stay — stay1 W1S1 [steı] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a place)¦ 2¦(in a condition)¦ 3¦(live somewhere)¦ 4 stay put 5 be here to stay 6 stay after (school) 7 stay the course 8 stay tuned 9 stay! 10 stay somebody s hand …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • overnight — I UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈnaɪt] / US [ˌoʊvərˈnaɪt] adverb ** 1) during the night, or from one evening until the next morning We travelled overnight. They stayed overnight at the hotel. Soak the beans overnight in cold water. 2) in a very short time Don t… …   English dictionary

  • stay — 1 /steI/ verb 1 IN A PLACE (I) to stop and remain in a place rather than go or leave: stay (for) an hour/a while etc: Can t you stay a little longer? | stay late: I had to stay later than planned at work. | stay here/there: Stay right there! I ll …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • overnight — I. adverb Date: 14th century 1. a. on the evening before b. during the night < stayed away overnight > 2. very quickly or suddenly < became famous overnight > II. adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overnight — 1. adverb a) Throughout the night Let it run overnight and well check on it in the morning. b) During a single night They delivered the package overnight. 2. adjective a) Oc …   Wiktionary

  • stay over — verb stay overnight The boy s friends were allowed to sleep over after the birthday party • Syn: ↑sleep over • Derivationally related forms: ↑sleepover (for: ↑sleep over) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Overnight Sleep Test — A criterion that determines whether meals eaten alone while working are tax deductible. To be considered a tax deductible business expense, meals eaten alone must be eaten when the person is doing business away from home for long enough and/or… …   Investment dictionary

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