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abide

a·bide

abide

 
 
pronunciation:
baId
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
phrases:
abide by
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: abides, abiding, abode, abided
definition 1: to stay; remain.
Please go; it is dangerous for you to abide here.
synonyms:
bide, remain, stay, tarry
antonyms:
depart
similar words:
continue, keep, prevail, rest, stop, wait
definition 2: to continue.
Although she is gone, his love for her abides.
synonyms:
continue, endure, last
antonyms:
end, pass
similar words:
linger, persist, prevail, remain, survive
definition 3: to dwell; live.
Do your children abide with you or with their father?
synonyms:
dwell, live, reside
similar words:
lodge, sojourn
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to wait for.
I abide his return.
synonyms:
await, bide
similar words:
anticipate, expect, wait
definition 2: to tolerate (usu. used in negative construction).
She cannot abide being interrupted when she's speaking.
synonyms:
bear, brook, endure, stand, stomach, suffer, tolerate
similar words:
accept
definition 3: to accept.
They will have to abide the decision of the committee.
synonyms:
accept
antonyms:
refuse
similar words:
permit, tolerate
phrase: abide by