- abo hemolytic disease of newborn,
- abo system,
Origin of abode1
verb (used without object), a·bode or a·bid·ed, a·bid·ing.
verb (used with object), a·bode or a·bid·ed, a·bid·ing.
- to act in accord with.
- to submit to; agree to: to abide by the court's decision.
- to remain steadfast or faithful to; keep: If you make a promise, abide by it.
Origin of abide
Examples from the Web for abode
The Sultan of Brunei will not have a quasi-Islamist rebellion within the Abode of Peace.
“That is not their real house,” Andrew says of a Kardashian abode.Watching Us, Watching Them: On ‘The People’s Couch’|Tim Teeman|March 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
English governesses tended to the children in Anand Bhavan – “Abode of Happiness” – the palatial Nehru residence.
What would John Dewey have done if Mr. Chen had burst into his Chinese abode and asked for help?
In the interior of their abode, they occupy themselves with feminine tasks, and fervently perform the rites of their religion.The Smuggler Chief|Gustave Aimard
Presently the Prince found himself in John Canty's abode, with the door closed against the outsiders.The Prince and The Pauper, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It can't be proved in any way, for none of us knows anything about the Santa Clauses or their abode.
The suffering and riotous citizens made Alexandria a very unpleasant place of abode for the prefect and magistrates.
The author of Genesis says nothing of the place of his abode, but simply informs us of his well-being.Ancient Egypt|George Rawlinson
Word Origin for abode
verb abides, abiding, abode or abided
- to comply (with)to abide by the decision
- to remain faithful (to)to abide by your promise
Word Origin for abide
mid-13c., "action of waiting," verbal noun identical with Old English abad, past participle of abiden "to abide" (see abide), used as a verbal noun. The present-to-preterite vowel change is consistent with an Old English class I strong verb (ride/rode, etc.). Meaning "habitual residence" is first attested 1570s.
Old English abidan, gebidan "remain, wait, delay, remain behind," from ge- completive prefix (denoting onward motion; see a- (1)) + bidan "bide, remain, wait, dwell" (see bide). Originally intransitive (with genitive of the object: we abidon his "we waited for him"); transitive sense emerged in Middle English. Meaning "to put up with" (now usually negative) first recorded 1520s. Related: Abided; abiding. The historical conjugation is abide, abode, abidden, but the modern formation is now generally weak.
In addition to the idioms beginning with abide
- abide by
- can't stand (abide)