Definitions for abideəˈbaɪd
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a•bideəˈbaɪd(v.)a•bode; a•bid•ed, a•bid•ing.
(v.i.)to remain; stay:
Abide with me.
to have one's abode; dwell; reside.
to continue in a particular condition; last; endure.
(v.t.)to put up with; tolerate; stand:
I can't abide dishonesty!
to endure or withstand without yielding:
to abide a vigorous onslaught.
to wait for; await:
to abide the coming of the Lord.
to accept without opposition or question:
to abide the verdict of the judge.
abide by, to comply with; submit to: to remain faithful to; keep:
to abide by the court's decision.
to abide by a promise.
Category: Verb Phrase
Origin of abide:
bef. 1000; ME; OE ābīdan. See a -3, bide
bide, abide, stay(verb)
"You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
To wait in expectation; to pause; to delay; to tarry.
To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to dwell; to sojourn;
To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain; to last; to endure.
To [[remain;; to be left.
To stand ready for; to await for someone.
To wait for, to be prepared for, to await expectantly, to watch for.
To endure or undergo a hard trial or a task; to stand up under.
To endure without yielding; to withstand; await defiantly.
To bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with; stand.
To pay for; to stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for; to atone for.
To await submisively; accept without question; submit to.
Origin: * Probably from before 1200.
to wait; to pause; to delay
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 remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain
to wait for; to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide my time
to endure; to sustain; to submit to
to bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with
to stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for
Translations for abide
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to put up with; to tolerate
I can't abide noisy people.
- tolerarPortuguese (BR)
- snášet, trpětCzech
- udstå; fordrage; tåleDanish
- soportar, aguantarSpanish
- تحمل کردنFarsi
- सहन करनाHindi
- 참다, 견디다Korean
- tolak ansurMalay
- utstå, fordraNorwegian
- تحمل کردنPersian
- a suportaRomanian
- zniesť, strpieťSlovak
- tahammül etmek, katlanmakTurkish
- 忍受Chinese (Trad.)
- зносити, терпітиUkrainian
- سہنا ، برداشت کرناUrdu
- chịu đựngVietnamese
- 容忍Chinese (Simp.)
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