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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be faithful; to endure, remain.

Usage examples (24)
  • One thing Mr. Abernethy cannot abide, that is, any interruption to his discourse.
  • John 15: 7: "If ye abide in Me, and My words abide in you --" That word abide is a strong word.
  • As we’ve seen, the one thing an antinomian cannot abide is a formal and immutable distribution of the revenues of state.
  • Also; to say you cannot "abide" by the word "harvest" is not totally clear. for more
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