Definitions for abidanceəˈbaɪd ns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•bid•anceəˈbaɪd ns(n.)

  1. the act or state of abiding.

  2. conformity; compliance:

    strict abidance by the rules.

Origin of abidance:

1640–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conformity, conformation, compliance, abidance(noun)

    acting according to certain accepted standards

    "their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices"

  2. residency, residence, abidance(noun)

    the act of dwelling in a place

  3. abidance(noun)

    the act of abiding (enduring without yielding)

Wiktionary

  1. abidance(Noun)

    The act of abiding or continuing; abode; stay; continuance

  2. abidance(Noun)

    adherence, compliance

  3. Origin: * First attested in 1647.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abidance(noun)

    the state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (with)

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