Definition for Abide (abode, -s)

abide (abode, -s), v. [OE abidan.] (webplay: dwell, land, stand).

  1. Live; exist in a place; [fig.] grow.
  2. Endure; survive; stay; remain.
  3. Preside; occur; be present.
  4. Exist; stay; remain; continue.
  5. Linger; remain; be present in part; continue in spirit if not in physical sight.
  6. Dwell; live; reside.
  7. Phrase. “Abide with”: accompany; be present with.
  8. Phrase. “Abide with”: endure; survive; bear.

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