vb. To act with conformity. The act of accepting the consequences of or being satisfied with a court order, judgment or decree. The willingness to perform or execute such orders.
- To wait for; to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide my time. To endure; to sustain; to submit to. To bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with. To stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for. To wait; to pause; to delay.
- To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to dwell; to sojourn; - with before a person, and commonly with at or in before a place. To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain.
- To abide by. (a) To stand to; to adhere; to maintain. (b) To acquiesce; to conform to; as, to abide by a decision or an award.