Etymology
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abidance (n.)

"act of continuing or abiding," 1640s, from abide + -ance.

updated on August 11, 2018

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Definitions of abidance from WordNet

abidance (n.)
acting according to certain accepted standards;
abidance (n.)
the act of dwelling in a place;
Synonyms: residency / residence
abidance (n.)
the act of abiding (enduring without yielding);
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.