bide definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To remain in an ailment or state.
    • to attend; tarry.
    • to remain: bide at home.
    • is left; remain.
    • To dwell; to inhabit; to abide; to keep.
    • To remain; to carry on or perhaps permanent in someplace or condition; to carry on becoming.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To await; wait for.
    • To encounter; to keep company under (a hardship); to withstand; to endure; to endure.
    • to attend for. See Abide.
  • idiom:
    • bide (one's) time to wait patiently for further advancements.
  • verb:
    • (chiefly dialectal) To bear; to endure; to tolerate.
    • (archaic or dialectal) To dwell or reside in a place; to abide.
    • (archaic or dialectal) to wait patiently; to stay hope; to keep; to stay.
    • (archaic) to hold back for; to await.
    • dwell
  • others:
    • to keep in hope; wait.
    • becoming or stay in somewhere or state; hold off.
    • To live; reside.
    • to attend for; await.
    • To withstand; endure; bear.

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