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Synonyms for abide
əˈbaɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bide, abide, stay(verb)

    dwell

    "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"

    Synonyms:
    put up, stay, bide, stick, stand, suffer, brook, delay, support, ride out, persist, stomach, digest, tolerate, quell, rest, appease, stick out, remain, stick around, endure, stay on, stay put, last out, outride, bear, continue, detain

  2. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    bide, project, ache, hold out, run, endure, affirm, underpin, carry, stand up, assume, have, hold, last, sustain, confirm, fend, stay, weather, take over, go, jut, endorse, jut out, turn out, digest, deport, prevail, comport, set up, behave, die hard, pay, jump out, remain firm, offer, tolerate, deliver, indorse, hurt, condense, raise, fend for, back up, stomach, birth, patronage, stand out, live, contribute, stick out, meet, brook, expect, patronize, suffer, concentrate, protrude, acquit, substantiate, brave out, survive, domiciliate, get, put forward, stand, can, post, plunk for, persist, live on, have a bun in the oven, give birth, back, jump, allow, rear, lose, place upright, wear, house, contain, leap out, bear, patronise, subscribe, hold up, corroborate, provide, erect, defend, brave, put up, tin, keep going, accept, bear out, support, resist, plump for, nominate, yield, gestate, permit, conduct

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abide

    To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide," Lyte Hymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.

    Synonyms:
    anticipate, await, bear, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, inhabit, live, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait, watch

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abide

    Synonyms:
    dwell, stay, inhabit, continue, rest, tarry, lodge, reside, live, wait, sojourn, remain, expect, endure, tolerate, anticipate, confront, await, bear, face, watch

    Antonyms:
    deport, migrate, move, journey, proceed, resist, mislike, forefend, avoid, shun, reject, abandon, forfeit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abide(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    stay, sojourn, tarry, lodge, rest, keep, take up one's quarters, pitch one's tent

  2. abide(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    dwell, reside, live, inhabit, settle, plant one's self, get a footing, get a foothold

  3. abide(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    remain, continue, persist, persevere, SUBSIST, go on, keep on, be steadfast, be constant

  4. abide(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    endure, bear

  5. abide(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    await, attend, wait for, be in readiness for, be in store for

  6. abide(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    endure, tolerate, bear, brook, suffer, bear with, put up with

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abide(v)

    Synonyms:
    dwell, stay, sojourn, continue, remain, acquiesce, conform to

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "abide":

    comply, respect, adhere, fulfil, conform, meet, stick, observe, honour

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How to use abide in a sentence?

  1. Mohammed Ali al-Houthi:

    Yemen army and forces will only abide by the Saudi announced ceasefire if Saudi Arabia does, unfortunately, previous ceasefires were not taken seriously and were not implemented on the ground.

  2. The ACU:

    The NCAA is already under fire for failing to provide women with equal treatment and access to training facilities. We are calling on The NCAA to abide by the spirit and intent of Title IX by protecting women-only athletics.

  3. Kia Motors:

    The investment contract between the company and the Nuevo Leon state government was done through a legitimate procedure, and we expect the state government to respect the contract and faithfully abide by it.

  4. Angela Merkel:

    We are relying on Iran continuing to abide by it, if that isnt the case, that will of course have consequences.

  5. Abu Walid al-Zabadani:

    As fighters on the ground, we were not interested in this ceasefire, but it is led by our commanders and we have to abide by their orders.

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Translations for abide

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  • يبقى, الالتزامArabic
  • чакам, очаквам, търпя, пребивавам, оставам, толерирамBulgarian
  • ausstehen, aushalten, weilen, harrenGerman
  • habitar, esperar, tolerar, soportar, demorar, aguardar, quedar, permanecerSpanish
  • پایبند بودنPersian
  • demeurer, tolérer, supporterFrench
  • रहनाHindi
  • tollerare, attendere, sopportare, abitare, risiedere, aspettare, vivere, dimorareItalian
  • 준수Korean
  • possideoLatin
  • tinggal dalam, dudukMalay
  • wonen, verdragen, doorstaan, toelaten, verblijven, afwachten, ondergaan, uithouden, tolererenDutch
  • forbli, tolerere, avvente, holde utNorwegian
  • habitar, residir, viver, esperar, aguentar, aguardar, persistir, suportar, tolerar, morarPortuguese
  • пребыва́ть, жить, ждать, терпе́ть, прожива́ть, обита́ть, остава́ться, ожида́ть, выноси́ть, соблюдатьRussian
  • vytrvať, strpieťSlovak
  • தங்கியிருப்பார்கள்Tamil
  • oturmak, ikamet etmek, uymakTurkish
  • رہوUrdu
  • 遵守Chinese

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