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abide
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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as in: abide by her decision Define
to tolerate or put up with something
  • If you don’t—it’s a fine, law-abiding country is England, and there’s always a policeman within hail.’

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  • I can’t abide her continual complaints.
  • He couldn’t abide their religious intolerance.

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unspecified meaning
  • That was the name, style, and abode of my morning visitor.

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as in: abide by her decision Define
to tolerate or put up with something
as in: abide in the forest Define
to live in a place or more rarely: to live with someone or something
as in: an abiding desire to Define
to remain or endure
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