Meaning of ABIDE in English


[abide] vb abode or abid.ed ; [ME, fr. OE abidan, fr. a-, perfective prefix + bidan to bide; akin to OHG ir-, perfective prefix] vt (bef. 12c) 1: to wait for: await

2. a: to endure without yielding: withstand b: to bear patiently: tolerate "cannot ~ such bigots"

3: to accept without objection "will ~ your decision" ~ vi 1: to remain stable or fixed in a state

2: to continue in a place: sojourn syn see bear, continue -- n -- abide by 1: to conform to

2: to acquiesce in

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