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Definition of Abide

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.

Abide Quotations

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.
Ellen G. White

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
George Bernard Shaw

Making improvements to our background check system and cracking down on illegal gun trafficking are common-sense ways to prevent violence without punishing law abiding gun owners. We owe it to the American people to take real action to reduce gun violence in our communities.
Martin Heinrich

Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.
Thomas S. Monson

The great and abiding lesson of American history, particularly the cold war, is that the engine of capitalism, the individual, is mightier than any collective.
Rand Paul
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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
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