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Abide meaning

abide - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. dwell; " You can stay with me while you are in town"; " stay a bit longer-- the day is still young"
  2. 2. To wait; to pause; to delay.
  3. 3. To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain.
  4. 4. To wait for; to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide my time.
  5. 5. To endure; to sustain; to submit to.
  6. 6. To bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with.
  7. 7. To stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for.
  8. 8. To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to dwell; to sojourn; - with with before a person, and commonly with at or in before a place.
  9. 9. To endure; stay.

abide - examples of usage

  1. I will speak frankly, as it behooveth one to speak to a great chief, this land pleaseth us and we would gladly abide in it." - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  2. We will abide by any decision of yours, on any point that concerns yourself." - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
  3. We make our own laws, and the men that stay here have got to abide by them. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
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