Meaning of ABIDE in English

ABIDE

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a long-term/abiding interest (= an interest you have had for a long time )

She has had a long-term interest in antiques.

an abiding/enduring/lasting memory (= that you will always have )

The children's abiding memory of their father is of his patience and gentleness.

comply with/abide by/observe a rule formal (= obey it )

All members must comply with the rules of the organization.

There is little that one country can do if another fails to abide by the rules.

We expect you to observe the general rules of conduct as set out below.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

by

What regulations, rules or guidelines do environmental consultants have to abide by ?

■ NOUN

rule

He had expected everybody to abide by the rules he had applied to his own life.

What position are they in to make certain the prisoners abide by the rules of their temporary release?

Commercials that don't abide by the rules .

His generosity does not abide by our rules .

■ VERB

agree

He has authority to settle the dispute, for they agreed to abide by his decision.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be of/have no fixed abode/address

Both were said to be of no fixed abode, although they originate from the Old Swan district of Liverpool.

I was of no fixed abode, but I'd finished my time so they still let me go.

right of abode

That is six times the number to be offered the right of abode in the government's package.

The 1962 Commonwealth Immigrants Act changed this, and only those born in Britain were henceforth automatically given the right of abode .

This would have allowed the right of abode to all citizens in any part of the country.

sb's humble abode

Welcome to our humble abode.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Agreement to abide by the laws of the land is not enough.

Mr Major insisted that the Government would abide by normal parliamentary procedures.

President Aquino said she would abide by the court's decision.

This abiding relationship extended to all aspects of life, including daily existence.

Those abiding by the spending ceiling can accept contributions at the current level of $ 750.

What position are they in to make certain the prisoners abide by the rules of their temporary release?

Whatever the reason for a refusal, the church musician has to abide by the publisher's decision.

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