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a·bide

 (ə-bīd′)
v. a·bode (ə-bōd′) or a·bid·ed, a·bid·ing, a·bides
v.tr.
1. To put up with; tolerate: can't abide such incompetence. See Synonyms at endure.
2. To wait patiently for: "I will abide the coming of my lord" (Tennyson).
v.intr.
1. To remain in a place: "I'll call upon you straight. Abide within" (Shakespeare).
2. To continue in existence; endure: "I have decided my life can't be about absence, what I don't have, what does not abide, and the rich grief it brings" (Amy Benson).
3. To dwell or reside.
Idiom:
abide by
To conform to; comply with: abide by the rules.

[Middle English abiden, from Old English ābīdan : ā-, intensive pref. + bīdan, to remain; see bheidh- in Indo-European roots.]

a·bid′er n.

abide

(əˈbaɪd)
vb, abides, abiding, abode or abided
1. (tr) to tolerate; put up with
2. (tr) to accept or submit to; suffer: to abide the court's decision.
3.
a. to comply (with): to abide by the decision.
b. to remain faithful (to): to abide by your promise.
4. (intr) to remain or continue
5. (intr) archaic to dwell
6. (tr) archaic to await in expectation
7. (tr) archaic to withstand or sustain; endure: to abide the onslaught.
[Old English ābīdan, from a- (intensive) + bīdan to wait, bide]
aˈbidance n
aˈbider n

a•bide

(əˈbaɪd)

v. a•bode a•bid•ed, a•bid•ing. v.i.
1. to remain; stay: Abide with me.
2. to have one's abode; dwell; reside.
3. to continue in a particular condition; last; endure.
v.t.
4. to put up with; tolerate; stand: I can't abide dishonesty!
5. to endure or withstand without yielding: to abide a vigorous onslaught.
6. to wait for; await: to abide the coming of the Lord.
7. to accept without opposition or question: to abide the verdict of the judge.
8. abide by,
a. to comply with; submit to: to abide by the court's decision.
b. to remain faithful to; keep: to abide by a promise.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English ābīdan. See a-3, bide]
a•bid′er, n.

abide


Past participle: abided/abode
Gerund: abiding

Imperative
abide
abide
Present
I abide
you abide
he/she/it abides
we abide
you abide
they abide
Preterite
I abided/abode
you abided/abode
he/she/it abided/abode
we abided/abode
you abided/abode
they abided/abode
Present Continuous
I am abiding
you are abiding
he/she/it is abiding
we are abiding
you are abiding
they are abiding
Present Perfect
I have abided/abode
you have abided/abode
he/she/it has abided/abode
we have abided/abode
you have abided/abode
they have abided/abode
Past Continuous
I was abiding
you were abiding
he/she/it was abiding
we were abiding
you were abiding
they were abiding
Past Perfect
I had abided/abode
you had abided/abode
he/she/it had abided/abode
we had abided/abode
you had abided/abode
they had abided/abode
Future
I will abide
you will abide
he/she/it will abide
we will abide
you will abide
they will abide
Future Perfect
I will have abided/abode
you will have abided/abode
he/she/it will have abided/abode
we will have abided/abode
you will have abided/abode
they will have abided/abode
Future Continuous
I will be abiding
you will be abiding
he/she/it will be abiding
we will be abiding
you will be abiding
they will be abiding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been abiding
you have been abiding
he/she/it has been abiding
we have been abiding
you have been abiding
they have been abiding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been abiding
you will have been abiding
he/she/it will have been abiding
we will have been abiding
you will have been abiding
they will have been abiding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been abiding
you had been abiding
he/she/it had been abiding
we had been abiding
you had been abiding
they had been abiding
Conditional
I would abide
you would abide
he/she/it would abide
we would abide
you would abide
they would abide
Past Conditional
I would have abided/abode
you would have abided/abode
he/she/it would have abided/abode
we would have abided/abode
you would have abided/abode
they would have abided/abode
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.abide - dwellabide - dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
visit - stay with as a guest; "Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"
outstay, overstay - stay too long; "overstay or outstay one's welcome"
stay on, remain, stay, continue - continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
2.abide - put up with something or somebody unpleasantabide - 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"
live with, swallow, accept - tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"
hold still for, stand for - tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"
bear up - endure cheerfully; "She bore up under the enormous strain"
take lying down - suffer without protest; suffer or endure passively; "I won't take this insult lying down"
take a joke - listen to a joke at one's own expense; "Can't you take a joke?"
sit out - endure to the end
pay - bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action; "You'll pay for this!"; "She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly"; "You'll pay for this opinion later"
countenance, permit, allow, let - consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
suffer - experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"

abide

verb
1. tolerate, suffer, accept, bear, endure, brook, hack (slang), put up with, take, stand, stomach, thole (Scot.) I can't abide people who can't make up their minds.
2. last, continue, remain, survive, carry on, endure, persist, keep on to make moral judgements on the basis of what is eternal and abides
abide by something obey, follow, agree to, carry out, observe, fulfil, stand by, act on, comply with, hold to, heed, submit to, conform to, keep to, adhere to, mind They have got to abide by the rules.

abide

verb
1. To put up with:
Informal: lump.
Idioms: take it, take it lying down.
2. To continue to be in a place:
Informal: stick around.
Idiom: stay put.
3. To stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave:
4. To be in existence or in a certain state for an indefinitely long time:
5. To have as one's domicile, usually for an extended period:
phrasal verb
abide by
To act in conformity with:
Idiom: toe the line.
Translations
يَتَحَمَّل
snášettrpět
fordragetåleudstå
òola
laikytispakęsti
ciest
katlanmaktahammül etmek

abide

[əˈbaɪd] (abode or abided (pt, pp))
A. VT (neg only) → aguantar, soportar
I can't abide himno lo aguanto or soporto, no lo puedo ver
I can't abide a cowardaborrezco los cobardes
I can't abide teame da asco el té
B. VI (o.f.) (= dwell) → morar; (= stay) → permanecer, continuar
abide by VI + PREP [+ rules] → atenerse a, obrar de acuerdo con; [+ promise] → cumplir con; [+ decision] → respetar, atenerse a; [+ rules of competition] → ajustarse a, aceptar

abide

[əˈbaɪd] vt (= stand) [+ person, behaviour] → souffrir, supporter
I can't abide it → je ne peux pas le supporter
I can't abide him → je ne peux pas le supporter, je ne peux pas le souffrir
can't abide doing sth
I can't abide living here → Je ne supporte pas de vivre ici.
abide by
vt fus (= respect) [+ rules, law, decision, terms] → respecter

abide

vt
(usu neg, interrog) (= tolerate)ausstehen; (= endure)aushalten; I cannot abide living hereich kann es nicht aushalten, hier zu leben
(liter: = wait for) → harren (+gen) (liter)
vi (old: = remain, live) → weilen (geh)

abide

[əˈbaɪd] (abided (pt, pp)) vt (only neg) → sopportare, soffrire
I can't abide him → non lo posso soffrire or sopportare
abide by vi + prep (rules) → conformarsi a, attenersi a; (consequences) → accettare; (promise) → tener fede a, rispettare

abide

(əˈbaid) verb
to put up with; to tolerate. I can't abide noisy people.
aˈbide bypast tense, past participle aˈbided
– to act according to; to be faithful to. They must abide by the rules of the game.
References in classic literature ?
For a maid abides in this wood, maybe it is she whom you seek.
Thee next they sang of all Creation first, Begotten Son, Divine Similitude, In whose conspicuous count'nance, without cloud Made visible, th' Almighty Father shines, Whom else no Creature can behold; on thee Impresst the effulgence of his Glorie abides, Transfus'd on thee his ample Spirit rests.
Here no wind beats roughly, and neither rain nor snow can fall; but it abides in everlasting sunshine and in a great peacefulness of light, wherein the blessed gods are illumined for ever and ever.
I say he abides here, but I do not think he is resident above five months out of the twelve; he wanders from land to land, and spends some part of each winter in town: he frequently brings visitors with him when he comes to shire, and these visitors are often foreigners; sometimes he has a German metaphysician, sometimes a French savant; he had once a dissatisfied and savage-looking Italian, who neither sang nor played, and of whom Frances affirmed that he had "tout l'air d'un conspirateur.
He now abides at the ships in anger with Agamemnon shepherd of his people, but there are many of us who are well able to face you; therefore begin the fight.
O thou young soothsayer, if the gift abides with thee at all seasons, I have a red-spotted cow.
Should he die before the expiration of the thousand years from the birth of the thern whose immortality abides within him then the soul passes into a great white ape, but should the ape die short of the exact hour that terminates the thousand years the soul is for ever lost and passes for all eternity into the carcass of the slimy and fearsome silian whose wriggling thousands seethe the silent sea beneath the hurtling moons when the sun has gone and strange shapes walk through the Valley Dor.
Like a bird which alights nowhere, but hops perpetually from bough to bough, is the Power which abides in no man and in no woman, but for a moment speaks from this one, and for another moment from that one.
You will never have done with him in England," said the priest, looking down, "while brass is strong and stone abides.