verb (used with object), bid·ed or bode; bid·ed or (Archaic) bid; bid·ing.
verb (used without object), bid·ed or bode; bid·ed or (Archaic) bid; bid·ing.
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Idioms for bide
Origin of bide
OTHER WORDS FROM bidebider, noun
Example sentences from the Web for bide
After that, Jones bided her time until the right (big) roles came along.
Force had never lost control, it had only bided its time long enough for people like me to believe otherwise.An American in Cairo to Work on His Graphic Novel Tries to Understand the Story of the Revolution|Michael Ide|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So Rice decamped to Turtle Bay, where she bided her time until Jones retired at the NSC.
All his life long has Dudda the Collier bided with me, serving well and roughly, but in all most faithfully, as is his wont.A Thane of Wessex|Charles W. Whistler
Bok read them with absorbed interest, and bided his time for action.The Americanization of Edward Bok|Edward William Bok
But the king was silent, and I thought that he was wroth, while Owen bided yet there on his knee before him, waiting his word.A Prince of Cornwall|Charles W. Whistler
So he bided his time, for the present, and shared in the gayety of the men who rode through the crisp and brilliant southern air.The Texan Star|Joseph A. Altsheler
But, feeling also that this pair knew what they were about, he bided his time.The Pathless Trail|Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel