To abide by

To stand to; to adhere; to maintain.

See also: Abide

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
They agreed to appoint Momus as judge, and to abide by his decision.
"I do think, Gilbert, that you ought to abide by the judgment of a man nearly eighty, who has seen a great deal and saved scores of lives himself--surely his opinion ought to weigh more than a mere boy's."
But I'll not promise to abide by his opinion, Anne.
Further, Olivarez reminded both local and foreign establishments in the city to abide by the rules, which also cover sanitation and working conditions.
Addressing the students, the CTO said: "It is our moral duty to abide by traffic rules for safety of our lives and others." He urged students to abide by the line and lane, zebra crossing, traffic signals, and other rules besides avoiding speeding and wheelie.
The meeting ended after when United Democratic Front (UDF) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders announced they had to walk out as Vijayan insisted that his government had to abide by the apex court ruling.
TEHRAN, April 21 (KUNA) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday the US failed to abide by the nuclear agreement, signed by Tehran and major world powers in 2015.
Summary: Beirut Governor Ziad Chebib Thursday urged local establishments to abide by noise restriction laws, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE's Ministry of Interior has urged motorists to abide by traffic laws and regulations, and avoid speeding during the Eid Al Adha holiday in order to prevent road accidents.
The Malaysia central bank has said that it is to abide by international regulations if the US asks for its assistance on 1MDB investigations.
Traffic authorities in Abu Dhabi have told motorists to abide by traffic rules after a woman died when her vehicle crashed into the back of a lorry.
Summary: The exhibition will include a number of events and programmes aimed at enhancing traffic safety and encouraging motorists to abide by traffic laws.