Definition of Abidance in English :

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Abidance meaning in English

Meaning of Abidance in English

Pronunciation of Abidance in English

Abidance pronunciation in English

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1. abidance, compliance, conformation, conformity

acting according to certain accepted standards

Example Sentences:
'their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices'

2. abidance, residence, residency

the act of dwelling in a place

3. abidance

the act of abiding (enduring without yielding)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verbWord forms: abides, abiding, abode or abided
1. (transitive)
to tolerate; put up with
2. (transitive)
to accept or submit to; suffer
to abide the court's decision
3. (intransitive; foll by by)
to comply (with)
to abide by the decision
to remain faithful (to)
to abide by your promise
4. (intransitive)
to remain or continue
5. (intransitive) archaic
to dwell
6. (transitive) archaic
to await in expectation
7. (transitive) archaic
to withstand or sustain; endure
to abide the onslaught

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verb intransitiveWord forms: aˈbode (əˈboʊd ; əbōdˈ) or aˈbided, aˈbiding
to stand fast; remain; go on being
2.  Archaic
to stay; reside (in or at)
verb transitive
to await
to submit to; put up with

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of abidance
1. The act or condition of abiding; continuance.
2. Adherence; compliance: abidance by parliamentary procedure.

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