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Word: abide

Definition: dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.


Sentences Containing 'abide'

A group of friends on a weekend camping trip find themselves being picked off one by one when one member of the group refuses to abide by the urban myth that you can breathe in evil spirits when passing cemeteries.
All DMVs issue their state's Driver's manual, which all drivers are expected to know and abide by.
All entering students must sign a document stating that they understand, abide by and agree to support the honor system during the convocation.
As a trade association, membership is voluntary but the companies who choose to become members agree to abide by the ISPA United Kingdom Code.
As a trade association, membership is voluntary but the companies who choose to become members agree to abide by the ITSPA code of practice.
At seventeen, Ehrlich came to the conclusion that he could no longer abide the stringencies of his environment and he sought association with the wider fields of knowledge he hoped to find in Germany.
Away therefore, ship thyself; and from the troubles and distractions of thy former life convey thyself as it were unto these few names; and if thou canst abide in them, or be constant in the practice and possession of them, continue there as glad and joyful as one that were translated unto some such place of bliss and happiness as that which by Hesiod and Plato is called the Islands of the Blessed, by others called the Elysian Fields.
Code of conduct. Members are required to abide by a "Code of Conduct" which requires, among other things, to abide by the ASDA constitution, to abide by all federal and local laws, to not buy or sell material which might be stolen, to correctly identify condition and grade of material, to clearly display terms of sale, to honor buying prices, to not produce or sell counterfeit material, and to submit disputes to arbitration.
come down!--Mr. Stubb, send a fresh hand to the fore-mast head, and see it manned till morning."--Then advancing towards the doubloon in the main-mast--"Men, this gold is mine, for I earned it; but I shall let it abide here till the White Whale is dead; and then, whosoever of ye first raises him, upon the day he shall be killed, this gold is that man's; and if on that day I shall again raise him, then, ten times its sum shall be divided among all of ye!
Considering that you are young, and striving for a place in life, I think it would be well to say that you would readily abide by any conditions they might impose upon you.
Do thou abide below here, where they shall serve thee, as if thou wert the captain.
Failure to abide by the rules could result in revocation of the "approved grower" status from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
His pleas were in vain; Catesby's position was echoed by Percy, who at a meeting of the three in London on Sunday 3 November, said that he was ready to "abide the uttermost trial".
However, Takfiris consider all political authority that does not abide by their interpretation of Islam as illegitimate and apostate; a view which closely mirrors Qutb's views on jahiliyyah.
In 1676 Nathan Knight, an eight-year-old boy, was apprenticed to a mason, "bound... to serve and abide the full space and term of twelve years and five months."
In its decision, the CAS ruled that Petacchi had likely not intended to cheat, but that he had not exercised the "utmost caution" it deemed necessary to abide by doping rules.
In response to a news story about a member of staff being sent home for wearing a Remembrance poppy in 2011, Poundland posted a comment on their Facebook and Twitter social media stating "Poundland is not against colleagues wearing a poppy; however, colleagues are not allowed to wear one on the shop-floor simply as it does not abide by the uniform rules.".
In short, as Camilla is the essence of all beauty, so is she the treasure-house where purity dwells, and gentleness and modesty abide with all the virtues that can confer praise, honour, and happiness upon a woman.
It is there that the fugitive slave, and the Mexican prisoner on parole, and the Indian come to plead the wrongs of his race should find them; on that separate but more free and honorable ground, where the State places those who are not _with_ her, but _against_ her--the only house in a slave State in which a free man can abide with honor.
Lastly, schools who failed to abide by these rules or who refused admissions of different faiths to the patron were denied state funding.
Membership is open to all dealers and sellers of postage stamps and revenue stamps who agree to abide by the rules and regulations of ASDA.
Moreover how all acclamations and flattery were repressed by him: how carefully he observed all things necessary to the government, and kept an account of the common expenses, and how patiently he did abide that he was reprehended by some for this his strict and rigid kind of dealing.
Only psychotherapists or psycho-therapeutic counselors who meet UKCP's training requirements and abide by its ethical guidelines are included in its online "Register of Psychotherapists".
Perlo, of course, was unconvinced, but he agreed to abide by discipline.
Recreational lobster fishers in California must abide by a legal catch limit of seven lobsters per day and a minimal catch size of 3¼ inch long body measured from the eye socket to the edge of the carapace.
Since the fleet envisioned in the Z Plan was considerably larger than that allowed by the 35:100 ratio in the A.G.N.A, the Z Plan made it inevitable that Germany would renounce the A.G.N.A. Over the winter of 1938-39, the fact that it became increasing clear to London that the Germans no longer intended to abide by the A.G.N.A played a role in straining Anglo-German relations.
So that when I shall hereafter detail to you all the specialities and concentrations of potency everywhere lurking in this expansive monster; when I shall show you some of his more inconsiderable braining feats; I trust you will have renounced all ignorant incredulity, and be ready to abide by this; that though the Sperm Whale stove a passage through the Isthmus of Darien, and mixed the Atlantic with the Pacific, you would not elevate one hair of your eye-brow.
Some observers stated that President Habyarimana never intended to abide by the outcome of the talks: in November 1992, midway through the talks, Habyarimana referred to the Arusha Accords as "pieces of paper".
Texas Syndicate members abide by a constitution requiring members to: Additionally, gang leadership is determined by democratic elections, requiring a unanimous decision.
The Act regulates the line of succession to the Swedish Throne and the conditions which eligible members of the Swedish Royal Family has to abide by in order to remain in it.
The established party leaders could not abide the thought of supporting the "carpetbagger" Addicks, and rebuffed him and the newcomers he brought into the party with him.
The food defect action levels, as proposed by the FDA, is a list of ordinances and guidelines by which manufacturers and industrial food agencies must abide to ensure the safe service of foodstuff.
The French foreign ministry has expressed concern over his arrest, stating, "France is concerned by the risks of damage to fundamental freedoms and in particular the freedom of expression, contained in the 'crime of blasphemy.'" In the "Wall Street Journal", columnist Bret Stephens wrote that "if Palestinians cannot abide a single free-thinker in their midst, they cannot be free in any meaningful sense of the word. And if the U.S. can't speak up on his behalf, then neither, in the long run, can we."
The party then appealed to the Constitutional Court, was told on 4 August, 2011that it was obliged to abide by the Political Parties Law requiring all parties to have representative offices in at least 75 percent of all municipalities and regencies and 50 percent of districts in all 33 provincies.
Then consider the utmost bounds of time that that cause, thus and thus qualified, can subsist and abide.
Those who abide by Bible principles would certainly not want to do anything that would cause unnecessary offense to their neighbors."
Though he was one of the original conspirators, Arao in the end turned his back on the "coup", and helped write the generals' agreement document stating that those military commanders who signed swore to abide by the Emperor's decision.
Treatment was initiated at 0.125 mg three times a day and increased at a rate of 0.125 mg three times a day to a limit of 4.5 mg daily until the patients' condition satisfactorily responded to the medication or they could not abide the side effects.
When an eminent Bradfordian dies, the City Hall flags fly at half mast until the funeral is over, while the minute bell rings for an hour after receipt of notice, and for an hour at the time of the funeral. At the memorial in 2005 of the 1985 Bradford City stadium fire, "Dozens of people broke down in tears as the City Hall bells played "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "Abide with Me" in tribute to the victims."Telegraph, 11 May 2005.
``You are all kindness, madam; but I believe we must abide by our original plan.''

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::: caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
::: avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
::: precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
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