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  Definition of Abide
  1. put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
  2. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
Similar Words: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, suffer, put up, bide, stay

 

Hyponyms: accept, live with, swallow, stand for, hold still for, bear up, take lying down, take a joke, take, undergo, submit, sit out, pay, visit, overstay, outstay

 

Grouped Verbs: suffer

 

Derivational Morphology: toleration, acceptance, sufferance, abidance, tolerance, endurance, stay, residency, residence

 

 
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