stay over


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stay over (somewhere)

to stay overnight in a dwelling other than one's own. Can I stay over at Jimmy's tonight? No, you can't stay over.
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stay over

Remain overnight, as in We hadn't planned to stay over but the bad weather changed our plans. [Late 1800s]
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stay over

v.
To spend the night: The roads were icy, so we urged our guests to stay over. We stayed over in Denver and left the following morning.
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