Definition of abide:
- A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged. The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian ( see Pandect), but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics; a summary of laws; as, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest.
- To bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with.
- To endure; to sustain; to submit to.
- To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain.
- To stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for.
- To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to dwell; to sojourn; - with with before a person, and commonly with at or in before a place.
- To wait for; to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide my time.
- To wait; to pause; to delay.
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- continue (part of speech: verb)
- abide (part of speech: verb)
- exist (part of speech: verb)
- live (part of speech: verb)
- persevere (part of speech: verb)
- "The Lamp in the Desert", Ethel M. Dell.
Abide ye here, ye warriors, for this is not your expedition, nor the work of any man but me alone; wait till ye know which is triumphant, for I will win the gold and save my people, or death shall take me."- "Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race", Maud Isabel Ebbutt.
- "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.