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
Adele In 2013 Sediuk crashed the Grammy's, stealing Adam Levine's seat and biding his time.An Analysis of Vitalii Sediuk’s Pranks (He’s the Guy Who Touched Brad Pitt)|Amy Zimmerman|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But know that the Kremlin is biding its time for fuller revenge.
He had been biding his time until the situation in the city calmed down in order to make his way back to Sudan.
Chandler is biding his time as he waits to see what other projects come up.
Apparently, Van der Sloot has been biding his time in a Lima jail cell, poring over love letters from a flood of women.
“A very kind woman to me while I was biding along with uncle,” said Will.Children of the Mist|Eden Phillpotts
If she was biding her time or hoping to circumvent her father she must have had a prevision of success.The Portrait of a Lady|Henry James
Mr. Du Brant was also biding his time, but he did not make the fact evident.The Captain's Toll-Gate|Frank R. Stockton
In the door of the sanctuary of Huitzil, meantime, Io stood, biding the sure result of the unequal struggle.The Fair God|Lew Wallace
Thus he spoke: but the son of Tydeus retired a little, biding the wrath of far-darting Apollo.