stato-, stat-, sta-, -static, -stasi, staso-, -stasis, -stasia, -stacy, -stitute, -stitution, -sist

(Latin: standing, to stay, to make firm, fixed; cause to stand, to put, to place, to put in place, to remain in place; to stand still)

oust (verb), ousts; ousted; ousting
1. The act or condition of ejecting, forcing out, or supplanting.
2. To force out or to remove, as from a place e or position; to eject.
3. In law, the act of forcing someone out of possession or occupancy of material property to which he or she is entitled; illegal or wrongful dispossession.
4. Etymology: existing since about 1420, from Anglo-French oster (1292), from Old French oster, "put out, keep off, remove, avert"; from Latin obstare, "to stand opposite to, to block, to hinder"; from ob-, "against" + stare, "to stand".
1. A person who ousts or supplants someone else.
2. The act of removing or forcing somebody out of a place or a position: "The army general was involved in the ouster of the head of the country's government."
3. The expulsion or removal from a position or place being occupied by someone: "The opposition party called for the ouster of the cabinet minister."
1. To keep carrying on, to continue steadily or obstinately despite problems, difficulties, or obstacles.
2. To be obstinately repetitious, insistent, or tenacious.
3. To hold firmly and steadfastly to a purpose, state, or undertaking despite obstacles, warnings, or setbacks.
4. To continue being widely believed or accepted despite evidence or proof to the contrary. a view that persists to this day.
5. To continue happening, lasting, or existing.
6. Etymology: existing since 1538, from Middle French (about 1400-1600) persister, from Latin persistere, "to continue steadfastly"; from per-, "thoroughly" + sistere "to come to stand, to cause to stand still".
1. The quality of continuing steadily despite problems or difficulties.
2. To go on resolutely or stubbornly in spite of opposition, importunity, or warnings.
Least persistence is most direct route to failure.
A staying or continuing quality.
persistent (adjective), more persistent, most persistent
1. Referring to someone who is being tenacious or determined despite problems and difficulties: Sally has been a persistent worker in striving to achieve the company's objectives.
2. Pertaining to something which is incessant or unrelenting; existing or continuing for an unpleasantly long time: Extremely bad weather conditions have been a persistent problem in many parts of the country this winter.
3. Descriptive of something that is constantly repeated or continued: Many carpenters have been making persistent efforts to repair the damage done by the recent tornado.
Refusing to give up, stubborn, persevering.
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To continue to exist past the usual time, or to continue to do something in a determined way even when facing difficulties or opposition.
1. Temporary sequestration of a portion of the blood from the general circulation by application of tourniquets on an extremity.
2. Stasis in a vein due either to pathological venous distension or as a result of the application of a tourniquet.
3. Compression of veins temporarily to restrict an amount of blood from general circulation; bloodless phlebotomy.

Stasis refers to the stoppage of the normal flow of fluids; such as, of the blood or urine, or of the intestinal mechanism; stagnation.

Impairment of the ability to properly stand which is associated with aging.

Related word families intertwined with "to place, placing, to put; to add; to stay; to attach" word units: fix-; pon-; prosth-; the-, thes-.