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      vb   , abides, abiding, abode, abided  
1    tr   to tolerate; put up with  
2    tr   to accept or submit to; suffer  
to abide the court's decision     
3    intr; foll by: by  
a    to comply (with)  
to abide by the decision     
b    to remain faithful (to)  
to abide by your promise     
4    intr   to remain or continue  
5    intr  
Archaic   to dwell  
6    tr  
Archaic   to await in expectation  
7    tr  
Archaic   to withstand or sustain; endure  
to abide the onslaught     
     (Old English abidan, from a- (intensive) + bidan to wait, bide)  
   abidance             n  
   abider             n  
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