Definition of Abide By in English :

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Abide By

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1. abide by, comply, follow

act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes

Example Sentences:
'He complied with my instructions'
'You must comply or else!'
'Follow these simple rules'
'abide by the rules'

2. abide by, honor, honour, observe, respect

show respect towards

Example Sentences:
'honor your parents!'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Abide By

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to live up to (a promise, agreement, etc.)
to submit to and carry out (a rule, decision, etc.)

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

Abide By

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v. a·bode (ə-bōd) or a·bid·ed, a·bid·ing, a·bides
1. To put up with; tolerate: can't abide such incompetence. See Synonyms at endure.
2. To wait patiently for: "I will abide the coming of my lord" (Tennyson).
1. To remain in a place: "I'll call upon you straight. Abide within" (Shakespeare).
2. To continue in existence; endure: "I have decided my life can't be about absence, what I don't have, what does not abide, and the rich grief it brings" (Amy Benson).
3. To dwell or reside.

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