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The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.
James Whitcomb Riley

Meaning of "bide" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BIDE

Old English bīdan; related to Old Norse bītha to wait, Gothic beidan, Old High German bītan.
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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 BIDE

bide  [baɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bide 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 bide in English.

WHAT DOES BIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Austin Bide

Sir Austin Ernest Bide was a British chemist and industrialist. He was president of Glaxo from 1973 to 1985, and chairman of British Leyland from 1984 to 1986. He was knighted in 1980. He died in St. Anthony's Hospital of bronchopneumonia after suffering from a stroke.

Definition of bide in the English dictionary

The first definition of bide in the dictionary is (intransitive) (archaic (or dialect) to continue in a certain place or state; stay. Other definition of bide is (intransitive) (archaic (or dialect) to live; dwell. Bide is also (transitive) (archaic (or dialect) to tolerate; endure.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BIDE

PRESENT

Present
I bide
you bide
he/she/it bides
we bide
you bide
they bide
Present continuous
I am biding
you are biding
he/she/it is biding
we are biding
you are biding
they are biding
Present perfect
I have bided
you have bided
he/she/it has bided
we have bided
you have bided
they have bided
Present perfect continuous
I have been biding
you have been biding
he/she/it has been biding
we have been biding
you have been biding
they have been biding
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 bided
you bided
he/she/it bided
we bided
you bided
they bided
Past continuous
I was biding
you were biding
he/she/it was biding
we were biding
you were biding
they were biding
Past perfect
I had bided
you had bided
he/she/it had bided
we had bided
you had bided
they had bided
Past perfect continuous
I had been biding
you had been biding
he/she/it had been biding
we had been biding
you had been biding
they had been biding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will bide
you will bide
he/she/it will bide
we will bide
you will bide
they will bide
Future continuous
I will be biding
you will be biding
he/she/it will be biding
we will be biding
you will be biding
they will be biding
Future perfect
I will have bided
you will have bided
he/she/it will have bided
we will have bided
you will have bided
they will have bided
Future perfect continuous
I will have been biding
you will have been biding
he/she/it will have been biding
we will have been biding
you will have been biding
they will have been biding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you bide
we let´s bide
you bide
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to bide
Past participle
bided
Present Participle
biding
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 BIDE


applied
əˈplaɪd
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
wide
waɪd
worldwide
ˈwɜːldˈwaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BIDE

bidder
biddi-biddi
biddies
bidding
bidding war
Biddle
biddy
biddy-bid
biddy-biddies
biddy-biddy
bide a wee
bide by
bide one´s time
bident
bidental
bidentate
bider
bidet
bidgee-widgee
bidialectal

WORDS THAT END LIKE BIDE

abide
Adelaide
aide
alongside
at the outside
bastide
beside
bride
divide
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nationwide
on one side
on the safe side
on the side
reside
Riverside
suicide
tide
to the wide
vide

Synonyms and antonyms of bide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BIDE

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

Translator English - Chinese

待机
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bide
570 millions of speakers

English

bide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रहना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أقام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

биде
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bide
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বরদাস্ত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bide
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

abwarten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

待つ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기다리는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bide
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đợi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காத்திரு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

झुकणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kollamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aspettare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bide
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

біде
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aștepta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

περιμένω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

albei
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

bida
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

bide
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bide

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BIDE»

The term «bide» is quite widely used and occupies the 23.546 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BIDE» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «BIDE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bide.
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James Whitcomb Riley
The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BIDE»

Discover the use of bide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bide a Wee, and Other Poems
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Mary Jemima MacColl, 2012
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Dictionary of Newfoundland English
[1954] 1972 RUSSELL 19 If we go in there now, we'll have to bide there five or six hours till [the tide] rises again. T 80/3-64 You let hundreds [of cod-fish] bide in the linnet; you'd never haul the leader, see. T 143-65 He tied on. they bid there; ...
George Morley Story, W. J. Kirwin, John David Allison Widdowson, 1990
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A Guide to English Grammar: Conjugation of Verbs Volume IV
Indicative Mood Present Tense Singular I bide You bide He/she/it bides 1. 2. 3. Past Tense Singular I bode You bode He/she/it bode 1. 2. 3. Future Tense Singular I shall bide You will bide He/she/it will bide 1. 2. 3. Present Perfect Tense ...
Bessie Brooks, 2012
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English Irregular Verbs: Master 250 irregular verbs in English
Mode Indicative Tense Simple Present Present Perfect Simple Past Past Perfect I bide have bided bode/bided had bided you bide have bided bode/bided had bided he/she/it bides has bided bode/bided had bided we bide have bided ...
TZ-one, 2013
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Noctes Ambrosianæ
O bide, lady, bide, And aye he bade her bide ; The rusty smith your leman shall be, For a' your meikle pride. Then she became a turtle dow, To fly up in the air ; And he became another dow, And they flew pair and pair. 0 bide, lady, bide, <tc.
John Wilson, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart, 1855
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Heme, Chlorophyll, and Bilins: Methods and Protocols
Quantitative Determination of Purified Pheo(bide) a Purified MV Pheo(bide) a can be determined in any appropriate solvent from room temperature emission spectra elicited by excitation close to its Soret absorbance maximum between 410 ...
Alison Smith, Michael Witty, 2002
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Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine
O bide, lady bide, And aye he bade her bide ; The rusty smith your leman shall be , For a' your meikle pride. Then she became a turtle dow, To fly up in the air ; And he became another dow, And they flew pair and pair. O bide, lady, bide, &c.
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Blackwood's Magazine
Chorus 0 bide, lady bide, And aye he bade her bide ; The rusty smith your leman shall be, For a* your meikle pride. Then she became a turtle dow, To fly up in the air ; And he became another dow, And they flew pair and pair. O bide, lady, bide  ...
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The Works
O bide, lady, bide, &c. She turn'd herself into an eel, To swim into yon burn ; And he became a speckled trout, To give the eel a turn. O bide, lady, bide, &c. Then she became a duck, a duck, Upon a reedy lake ; And the smith wi' her to soom or  ...
John Wilson, James Frederick Ferrier, 1867
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Noctes ambrosianae
0 bide, lady, bide, &c. She turn'd herself into an eel, To swim into yon burn ; And he became a speckled trout, To give the eel a turn. 0 bide, lady, bide, &c. Then she became a duck, a duck, Upon a reedy lake ; And the smith wi' her to soom or  ...
John Wilson, James Frederick Ferrier, 1855

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bide is used in the context of the following news items.
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Knights stars get Origin boost
"Mate I want to get out there so bad but I just have to make sure I bide my time and do my role as best I can in preparing the team." Draw Widget ... «NRL.COM, Jul 15»
2
Ashes 2015: England fired a warning as Australian quick Mitchell …
“Our preparation has been excellent and we are ready to go,” said the man who has had to bide his time to find a place in the Australian side. «WalesOnline, Jul 15»
3
Yes, there are some things pro athletes aren't allowed to do
How should a hang-gliding enthusiast bide his time until his NBA career expires? Well, the contract expressly permits golf, tennis, handball, ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
4
Taylor happy with positives despite loss
"He's done really well this season to bide his time and work hard and be ready for tonight, he was really ready for tonight. "Our NSW Cup team ... «NRL.COM, Jul 15»
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Lionel Messi just can't win for Argentina, and Gonzalo Higuain …
In that, rather than trying to go head to head with an opponent that is not only physically dominating, but skillfully as well, it's better to bide your ... «SB Nation, Jul 15»
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Lewis Hamilton walks with the air of a man who knows he has no …
He could afford to bide his time. Waiting for the moment was key, and it presented itself at the first pit stop. Hamilton went in first of the leaders. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Don't be fooled by spending spree
Governments could bide their time until they were certain the election results would be in their favour before making the walk to the governor ... «Winnipeg Free Press, Jul 15»
8
The rise of the sugar daddy
... have signed up to the new agency (and it's only one of several such agencies), Knight's advice is: get a job waitressing and “bide your time”. «MoneyWeek, Jul 15»
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M'Baye Niang: I'm Ready to Prove Myself at AC Milan
However, the 20-year-old is ready to bide his time and wait for his opportunity to shine. ​ “I am very happy to have extended my stay with Milan. «90min, Jul 15»
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Chelsea set to make move for impressive left-back as AS Roma …
... over the past couple of campaigns, and as such would likely have to bide his time warming the bench whilst at the Premier League giants. «caughtoffside, Jul 15»

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