abide  

  • Pronunciation of abide: AH0 B AY1 D (ə'baɪd)

  • Number of syllables of abide: 2

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  • Definition of abide

    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"  
  • Examples of abide

    • I will abide by the will of the community.  
    • The Shawnee refused to abide by the treaty.  
    • Abide by the consensus of the discussion.  
    • We agreed to abide by the results of the poll.  
    • I will abide by the decision of the arbitar.  
    • You have to abide by the laws of the land.  
    • One must only abide and yearn for God to reveal himself.  
    • Cordiality exists among all who abide within.  
    • I agree to abide by the outcome of the list.  
    • I'll cheerfully abide by the decision made there.  

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