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Support; remain (4)


I believe the answer is:


I believe this is a double definition.

'support' is the first definition.
(stay is a kind of support)

'remain' is the second definition.
(I know that remain can be written as stay)

(Other definitions for stay that I've seen before include "Remain; suspend" , "Supporting rope; remain" , "Supporting rope or wire" , "Corset strut" , "Rope or wire used to support a mast" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times and The Guardian.
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