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1. abide

verb. ['əˈbaɪd'] dwell.

Synonyms

  • continue
  • overstay
  • remain
  • stay
  • bide
  • visit
  • stay on

Antonyms

  • take
  • default
  • boycott
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • abiden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • abidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Abide

  • oversupplied
  • subdivide
  • nationwide
  • misapplied
  • europewide
  • worldwide
  • westside
  • stateside
  • mcbryde
  • mcbride
  • malahide
  • macbride
  • complied
  • coincide
  • alongside
  • untried
  • supplied
  • subside
  • retried
  • replied
  • provide
  • preside
  • pool-side
  • misguide
  • liquide
  • implied
  • decried
  • confide
  • astride
  • upside

How do you pronounce abide?

Pronounce abide as əˈbaɪd.

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Sentences with abide


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Eco Fashion World uses its website to spotlight small designers and artisans who abide the rules of fair trade.

2. Verb, base form
The facilities involved have their own rules and regulations that you must abide by.

Quotes about abide


1. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

2. They're certainly entitled to think that, and they're entitled to full respect for their opinions... but before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

3. Before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

2. abide

verb. ['əˈbaɪd'] put up with something or somebody unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • pay
  • stick out
  • support
  • swallow
  • stand for
  • hold still for
  • digest
  • bear up
  • permit
  • take a joke
  • put up
  • sit out
  • live with
  • bear
  • stand
  • countenance
  • suffer
  • let
  • tolerate
  • brook
  • accept
  • allow
  • endure
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • pay cash
  • charge
  • underpay

Etymology

  • abiden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • abidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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