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abide (v.)

古英语 abidan , gebidan "remain, wait, wait for, delay, remain behind",来自 ge- 补语前缀(表示向前运动;见 a- (1))。+ bidan "bide, remain, wait, dwell"(见 bide )。

原为不动词(带宾语的属词: we abidon his "我们等待着他");转义"忍受、维持、坚守下",也有"容忍、忍受、忍受"(现在通常带否定词)是从13世纪开始的。相关: Abided ; abiding 。历史上的共轭是 abide , abode , abidden , 但在现代英语中的形成一般都很弱。 Abide with "stay with (someone); live with; remain in the service of"来自14世纪。

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Definitions of abide from WordNet

abide (v.)
put up with something or somebody unpleasant;
Synonyms: digest / endure / stick out / stomach / bear / stand / tolerate / support / brook / suffer / put up
abide (v.)
dwell;
Synonyms: bide / stay
From wordnet.princeton.edu