Definitions for abidanceəˈbaɪd ns
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act or state of abiding.
strict abidance by the rules.
Origin of abidance:
conformity, conformation, compliance, abidance(noun)
acting according to certain accepted standards
"their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices"
residency, residence, abidance(noun)
the act of dwelling in a place
the act of abiding (enduring without yielding)
The act of abiding or continuing; abode; stay; continuance
Origin: * First attested in 1647.
the state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (with)