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(v. i.) To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain.


(v. i.) To wait; to pause; to delay.


(v. i.) 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.


(v. t.) To wait for; to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide my time.


(v. t.) To endure; to sustain; to submit to.


(v. t.) To bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with.


(v. t.) To stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Abide'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. 1828.

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