Student Thesaurus

One entry found for abide.
Entry Word: abide
Function: verb
Text: 1 to continue to be in a place for a significant amount of time <refused to abide where it was clear that he wasn't wanted> -- see STAY 1
2 to have a home <believes that fairies abide in the cup-shaped flowers dotting the woodland floor> -- see LIVE 1
3 to put up with (something painful or difficult) <cannot abide being in huge crowds> -- see BEAR 2
4 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state <the once-honored ways no longer abide and now exist only in the memory of a few elders> -- see CONTINUE 1