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Definition of Abide


  1. To wait; to pause; to delay.
  2. To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to dwell; to sojourn; -- with with before a person, and commonly with at or in before a place.
  3. To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain.
  4. To wait for; to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide my time.
  5. To endure; to sustain; to submit to.
  6. To bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with.
  7. To stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for.
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Abide Translations

abide in Afrikaans is wag, wag vir, uithou, staan, verwag
abide in Dutch is te wachten staan, afhalen, wachten
abide in German is bleiben, verweilen, ertragen, bleiben, erwarten
abide in Latin is commoror
abide in Portuguese is padecer, esperar