What does abide mean?

abide in AZ Dictionary

(v) To put up with; tolerate: cannot abide these types of incompetence. See Synonyms at bear1.
(v) To Attend patiently for: "I Shall abide the coming of my lord” ( Tennyson).
(v) To withstand: a thermoplastic that abide rough usage and great heat.
(v) To remain in a location.
(v) to carry on to make sure or firm; endure. See Synonyms at stay1.
(v) To live or sojourn.
(i) comply with To adapt to; adhere to: comply with the guidelines; had to adhere to the judge's choice.
to attend for; especially, to stand an individual's ground against.
To await; take store for.
To withstand or maintain; stay firm underneath.
(v) tolerate anything or someone unpleasant
(v) dwell

abide in Community Dictionary

To remain or dwell; in some cases, to tolerate. by Brandi CoupeReport definition

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  • Synonym for "abide"
    • stay, dwell, sojourn, continue, remain
  • Verb Forms for "abide"
    • abidden, abided, abides, abiding, abode
  • Phrases for "abide"
    • would abide, fully abide, don't abide, hopefully abide, absolutely abide
  • Rhyme for "abide"
    • Clyde, Eid, Hyde, Outside, Pride
  • Cross Reference for "abide"
    • to abide by
  • Etymologically Related for "abide"
    • abide by
  • Same Context for "abide"
    • residence, dwell, haunt, habitation, eternal
  • Variant for "abide"
    • abode
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