abiding


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a·bid·ing

 (ə-bī′dĭng)
adj.
Lasting for a long time; enduring: an abiding love of music.

a·bid′ing·ly adv.

abiding

(əˈbaɪdɪŋ)
adj
permanent; enduring: an abiding belief.
aˈbidingly adv

a•bid•ing

(əˈbaɪ dɪŋ)

adj.
continuing without change: an abiding faith.
[1250–1300]
a•bid′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.abiding - unceasing; "an abiding belief"; "imperishable truths"
lasting, permanent - continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"

abiding

abiding

adjective
Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time:
Translations

abiding

[əˈbaɪdɪŋ] ADJ (liter) → permanente, perdurable

abiding

[əˈbaɪdɪŋ] adj [memory] → durable; [interest, love, passion] → durable
an abiding sense of loyalty → un irréductible sens de la loyauté

abiding

adj (liter: = lasting) → unvergänglich; desire alsobleibend

abiding

[əˈbaɪdɪŋ] adj (memory) → duraturo/a
References in classic literature ?
Nor could this be done in the case of time, for none of the parts of time has an abiding existence, and that which does not abide can hardly have position.
We have learned now that we cannot regard this planet as being fenced in and a secure abiding place for Man; we can never anticipate the unseen good or evil that may come upon us suddenly out of space.
I must confess the stress and danger of the time have left an abiding sense of doubt and insecurity in my mind.
And there is the abiding thought of a whole year of more or less hard life before one, because there was hardly a southern-going voyage in the yesterday of the sea which meant anything less than a twelvemonth.
Many of these bear with them the smart of real or fancied injuries; many consider themselves expatriated beings, wrongfully exiled from their hereditary homes, and the sepulchres of their fathers, and cherish a deep and abiding animosity against the race that has dispossessed them.
ONE FINE DAY, not long after Little John had left abiding with the Sheriff and had come back, with his worship's cook, to the merry greenwood, as has just been told, Robin Hood and a few chosen fellows of his band lay upon the soft sward beneath the greenwood tree where they dwelled.
I had been living as a dry branch, because I was not abiding in the Vine.
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ISLAMABAD -- Good Drivers - an interesting initiative - has been taken by Islamabad Police in order to appreciate law abiding citizens of the federal capital.
BAGHDAD, Aug 7 (KUNA) -- Iraq is abiding by US sanctions on Iran although it was not "sympathetic" with the principle of imposing economic sanctions, Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi said Tuesday.
Summary: A top official revealed that the said shop was inspected and it was found to be abiding by the rules.
KARACHI -- PTI chairman Imran Khan set an impressive example by abiding by traffic laws and regulations on Monday.