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Meaning of "abide" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ABIDE

Old English ābīdan, from a- (intensive) + bīdan to wait, bide.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ABIDE

abide  [əˈbaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ABIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Abide is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb abide in English.

WHAT DOES ABIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of abide in the English dictionary

The first definition of abide in the dictionary is to tolerate; put up with. Other definition of abide is to accept or submit to; suffer. Abide is also foll by by to comply.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ABIDE

PRESENT

Present
I abide
you abide
he/she/it abides
we abide
you abide
they abide
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
you have abided
he/she/it has abided
we have abided
you have abided
they have abided
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
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I abided
you abided
he/she/it abided
we abided
you abided
they abided
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
you had abided
he/she/it had abided
we had abided
you had abided
they had abided
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
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will abide
you will abide
he/she/it will abide
we will abide
you will abide
they will abide
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
Future perfect
I will have abided
you will have abided
he/she/it will have abided
we will have abided
you will have abided
they will have abided
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
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would abide
you would abide
he/she/it would abide
we would abide
you would abide
they would abide
Conditional continuous
I would be abiding
you would be abiding
he/she/it would be abiding
we would be abiding
you would be abiding
they would be abiding
Conditional perfect
I would have abide
you would have abide
he/she/it would have abide
we would have abide
you would have abide
they would have abide
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been abiding
you would have been abiding
he/she/it would have been abiding
we would have been abiding
you would have been abiding
they would have been abiding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you abide
we let´s abide
you abide
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to abide
Past participle
abided
Present Participle
abiding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ABIDE


applied
əˈplaɪd
bide
baɪd
carbide
ˈkɑːbaɪd
certified
ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪd
classified
ˈklæsɪˌfaɪd
decide
dɪˈsaɪd
guide
ɡaɪd
hide
haɪd
Hyde
haɪd
I´d
aɪd
identified
aɪˈdentɪˌfaɪd
inside
ˈɪnˈsaɪd
modified
ˈmɒdɪfaɪd
outside
ˌaʊtˈsaɪd
pride
praɪd
provide
prəˈvaɪd
ride
raɪd
side
saɪd
slide
slaɪd
tried
traɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ABIDE

abidance
abider
abiding
abidingly
Abidjan
abietic acid
Abigail
Abilene
abilities
ability
Abingdon
abiogenesis
abiogenetic
abiogenetically
abiogenic
abiogenically
abiogenist
abiological
abiosis
abiotic

WORDS THAT END LIKE ABIDE

Adelaide
aide
alongside
aside
at the outside
bastide
boron carbide
bride
calcium carbide
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nationwide
on one side
on the safe side
on the side
silicon carbide
suicide
to the wide
tungsten carbide
vide
worldwide

Synonyms and antonyms of abide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ABIDE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «abide» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of abide
accept · bear · brook · carry on · continue · dwell · endure · hack · keep on · last · linger · live · lodge · persist · put up with · remain · reside · rest · sojourn · stand · stay · stomach · stop · suffer · survive · take · tarry · thole · tolerate · wait

Translation of «abide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ABIDE

Find out the translation of abide to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of abide from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «abide» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

遵守
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cumplir
570 millions of speakers

English

abide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पालन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الالتزام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

соблюдать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

respeitar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেনে চলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

demeurer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tinggal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

weilen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

守る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

준수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Manggon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tuân thủ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என்றென்றும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सहन करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uymak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rispettare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przestrzegać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дотримуватися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

respecte
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τηρούν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

följa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

holde
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of abide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ABIDE»

The term «abide» is very widely used and occupies the 12.566 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ABIDE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about abide

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10 QUOTES WITH «ABIDE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word abide.
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Joe Biden
For any young democracy, the most difficult but important step is burying the legacy of tyranny and establishing an economy and a government and institutions that abide by the rule of law. Every country faces challenges to the rule of law, including my own.
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Francis Chan
There are periods that we forget that in the pursuit of fruit, that if we just abide in Him, then fruitfulness is a guarantee.
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Nick Clooney
Whatever its other limitations, the Big Apple and those who live there make room for their dogs and cats, take good care of them and abide by the rules made necessary by a huge population.
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David Cone
The owners said that they wanted the salary cap and refused to promise that they would abide by the rules of the just-expired contract after the season ended. Believing we had no choice, the players went on strike in August of 1994.
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Calvin Coolidge
Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.
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Cat Cora
I like to abide by the seasons and let the natural flavor in food speak for itself. I use quick cooking techniques of high heat with very little fat, such as quick saute or wok stir-frying.
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Jenny Eclair
I'm the least spiritual person in the world. I can't even abide a smelly candle. I know it's meant to make me relax, and that immediately makes my hackles rise.
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Paul Gascoigne
I know as a manager you have to abide by the chairman's decisions. But his decisions were this team, that team, this player, that player. The chairman is a control freak.
9
Jack Germond
For those of us who spent our careers competing with David Broder, the hardest thing to abide was the inevitable comparison. If someone said Jack Germond - or Jules Witcover or Walter Mears or whoever - 'is a pretty good political reporter,' the default response would be, 'but he's no David Broder.'
10
Anne Grant
I will provide friendly and courteous service and will work closely with all departments in the county. I will abide by the Texas Information Act in providing information to the public.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABIDE»

Discover the use of abide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to abide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Abide: Keeping Vigil with the Word of God
In the Gospel of John Jesus directs us, Abide in me, as I abide in you. This book is an invitation to make the Word of God your home through the practice of lectio divina.
Macrina Wiederkehr, 2011
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The Abide Guide: Living Like Lebowski
So the next time life throws you a gutterball, just pick up this book and ask, “What Would the Dude Do?” It’s your answer for everything.
Oliver Benjamin, Dwayne Eutsey, 2011
3
Abide in Christ: 31 Days to Intimacy with Jesus
In this thirty-one day devotional based on John 15:1-12, Andrew Murray leads us to an entirely new and blessed experience in fellowship and communion with Christ.
Andrew Murray, 2011
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Abide With Me
From the Orange Prize-shortlisted author of Amy & Isabelle, this is a startlingly beautiful novel about love and abandonment, faith and hypocrisy; and the peril of family secrets…
Elizabeth Strout, 2013
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Abide With Me: A Novel
Relationships and ambitions are tested as Harris deftly guides us toward this entertaining novel's conclusion.
E. Lynn Harris, 2012
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Abide with Me
The three Long sisters of Welleswood, New Jersey, felt they could handle any problem, any crisis together.
Delia Parr, 2014
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Abide with Me: A Photographic Journey Through Great British ...
IN THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD, ONE BODY OF POETRY AND MUSIC HAS BEEN VOICED AND LOVED DURING THE PAST THREE HUNDRED YEARS BY MORE PEOPLE THAN ANY OTHER: BRITISH HYMNS.
‎2009
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Abide with Me: A Novel
A small-town bad boy, forged into a man in the fires of Afghanistan, returns home, still burning with a romantic obsession nothing can quench.
Sabin Willett, 2013
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Abide with Me: The World of Victorian Hymns
Why were new hymns eagerly welcomed by members of all denominations and even by non-churchgoers? - Hugh D. McKellar. Bradley discusses the Victorian hymn from literary, theological, and cultural perspectives.
Ian C. Bradley, 1997
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GĀnályvis@, or, Saint Peter's bonds abide ... in a ... ...
Zachary Crofton, John Gauden (bp. of Worcester.) ubltck subscriptions) by the most Ministers in the rêverai Counties, unto their individual Congregations, and that under the success of War, which usually extenaeth a Covenant unto all who  ...
Zachary Crofton, John Gauden (bp. of Worcester.), 1660

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ABIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term abide is used in the context of the following news items.
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Inspectors will make sure companies abide by reduced hours
DUBAI // Inspection teams will be sent to companies accused of flouting the Ministry of Labour's reduced working day rule in Ramadan. «The National, Jul 15»
2
BBMP polls:'govt. will abide by SC's decision'
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that the State government will abide by the decision of the Supreme Court while holding elections to the ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
3
Human rights commissioner calls on conflicting parties in Donbas to …
Human rights commissioner calls on conflicting parties in Donbas to abide by humanitarian law. Print version. July 4, 2015, 3:08 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax- ... «Kyiv Post, Jul 15»
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Will Abide by Speaker's Call on Lokayukta: Siddu
BALLARI:Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday reiterated that as per Section 6 of the Lokayukta Act, only the Speaker can initiate a motion ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Legend XI and Abide XI register win at KDFL
In the second match, Abide XI beat Veteran XI 7-0. Altogether, five clubs are taking part in the first ever football league in Kiphire. The league ... «Nagaland Post, Jul 15»
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Appeals Court orders Texas trial judges to abide by Supreme …
The White House was bathed in rainbow-colored lights in celebration of the recent preme Court ruling than bans on same-sex marriage are ... «mySanAntonio.com, Jul 15»
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Schuylkill County register of wills vows to abide by same-sex …
In response to the U.S. Supreme Court's declaration Friday on same-sex marriage, one of the ruling's opponents, Schuylkill County Register of ... «Standard Speaker, Jul 15»
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Rules to abide by during the PGA Greenbrier Classic
Wednesdays Pro-Am may have been the most fun golfers will have all week at the Greenbrier Resort. The PGA Players got in one last round on the OldWhite ... «WVNS-TV, Jul 15»
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Most Riders Abide by Rule on Day One
VELLORE: A majority of two-wheeler riders here obeyed the government order to wear helmets on the first day of the helmet rule enforcement ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Clerks abide by ruling
It should come as no surprise that not all circuit clerks in Mississippi agree with the U.S. Supreme Court decision approving same-sex marriage. «McComb Enterprise Journal, Jul 15»

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