Synonyms for abide
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : uh-bahyd|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈbaɪd|
Top 10 synonyms for abide Other synonyms for the word abide
- be big about
- bear with
- bunk out
- hang in
- hang in there
- hang out
- hang tough
- keep on
- live with
- put up with
- sit tight
- stick around
Définition of abideOrigin :
- Old English abidan, gebidan "remain, wait, delay, remain behind," from ge- completive prefix (denoting onward motion; see a- (1)) + bidan "bide, remain, wait, dwell" (see bide). Originally intransitive (with genitive of the object: we abidon his "we waited for him"); transitive sense emerged in Middle English. Meaning "to put up with" (now usually negative) first recorded 1520s. Related: Abided; abiding. The historical conjugation is abide, abode, abidden, but the modern formation is now generally weak.
- verb submit to, put up with
- verb live in a certain place
- verb remain or continue in a state
- verb stop temporarily and wait for
- The officers then could not abide him, though some were submissive to him because of his father's position.
- Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
- Though the desert were arid on this side, it was her desert, and there in her tent must she abide.
- Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
- But, Master Will, how cometh it that thou dost now abide in Sherwood?
- Extract from : « The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood » by Howard Pyle
- Author of many hymns, the most popular of which is "Abide with Me."
- Extract from : « Graded Poetry: Second Year » by Various
- They foresaw that civilized and savage life could not abide side by side.
- Extract from : « King Philip » by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
- And do we abide by what we agreed on as being just, or do we not?
- Extract from : « Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Socrates » by Plato
- If she had married into a foreign country, she should abide by the ways of it.
- Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
- "Old Chester Tales" will surely be among the books that abide.
- Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
- What thought of me could I hope should ever abide with her, as the image of her abode with me?
- Extract from : « The Strolling Saint » by Raphael Sabatini
- A capacity will be given them patiently to abide by the resolution of their souls.
- Extract from : « The Cavalry General » by Xenophon
Antonyms for abide
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