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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.

Origin and meaning of abide

updated on October 13, 2021

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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
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