TAR'RY, v.i. [L. taurus, a bull.]

1. To stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge.

Tarry all night and wash your feet. Gen.19.

2. To stay behind. Ex.12.

3. To stay in expectation; to wait.

Tarry ye here for us, till we come again to you. Ex.24.

4. To delay; to put off going or coming; to defer.

Come down to me, tarry not. Gen.45.

5. To remain; to stay.

He that telleth lies, shall not tarry in my sight. Ps.101.

TAR'RY, v.t. To wait for.

I cannot tarry dinner. [Not in use.]