Meaning of overstay

o•ver•stay

Pronunciation: (ō"vur-stā'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to stay beyond the time, limit, or duration of; outstay: to overstay one's welcome.
  2. to remain in (the market) beyond the point where a sale would have yielded the greatest profit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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