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abide
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

3 meanings, 15 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
abide by her decision
Definition
to tolerate or put up with something
  • I will go before you and show the way, but say not a word as you go, and do not look at any man, nor ask him questions; for the people here cannot abide strangers, and do not like men who come from some other place.
    Book 7 (9% in)
abide = tolerate
There are no more uses of "abide" flagged with this meaning in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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2  —1 use as in:
abide in the forest
Definition
to live in a place

or more rarely:  to live with someone or something
  • Howbeit Poseidon had now departed for the distant Ethiopians, the Ethiopians that are sundered in twain, the uttermost of men, abiding some where Hyperion sinks and some where he rises.
    Prefaces (32% in)
abiding = living
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3  —1 use as in:
an abiding desire to
Definition
to remain or endure
  • Here no wind beats roughly, and neither rain nor snow can fall; but it abides in everlasting sunshine and in a great peacefulness of light,
    Book 6 (13% in)
abides = remains
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?  —12 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Every one approved of this, and then they went home to bed each in his own abode.
    Book 13 (4% in)
  • The suitors then returned to their singing and dancing until the evening; but when night fell upon their pleasuring they went home to bed each in his own abode.
    Book 1 (94% in)
  • On this he broke up the assembly, and every man went back to his own abode, while the suitors returned to the house of Ulysses.
    Book 2 (60% in)
  • Then, when they had made their drink offerings and had drunk each as much as he was minded, the others went home to bed each in his own abode; but Nestor put Telemachus to sleep in the room that was over the gateway along with Pisistratus, who was the only unmarried son now left him.
    Book 3 (80% in)
  • Book IV THE VISIT TO KING MENELAUS, WHO TELLS HIS STORY—MEANWHILE THE SUITORS IN ITHACA PLOT AGAINST TELEMACHUS. they reached the low lying city of Lacedaemon, where they drove straight to the abode of Menelaus (endnote 36) [and found him in his own house, feasting with his many clansmen in honour of the wedding of his son, and also of his daughter, whom he was marrying to the son of that valiant warrior Achilles.
    Book 4 (0% in)
  • She went to Marathon (endnote 59) and to the spacious streets of Athens, where she entered the abode of Erechtheus; but Ulysses went on to the house of Alcinous, and he pondered much as he paused a while before reaching the threshold of bronze, for the splendour of the palace was like that of the sun or moon.
    Book 7 (22% in)
  • Then when they had made their drink offerings, and had drunk each as much as he was minded they went home to bed every man in his own abode, leaving Ulysses in the cloister with Arete and Alcinous while the servants were taking the things away after supper.
    Book 7 (66% in)
  • This was the abode of a huge monster who was then away from home shepherding his flocks.
    Book 9 (32% in)
  • When your ship has traversed the waters of Oceanus, you will reach the fertile shore of Proserpine's country with its groves of tall poplars and willows that shed their fruit untimely; here beach your ship upon the shore of Oceanus, and go straight on to the dark abode of Hades.
    Book 10 (89% in)
  • Then she knew me at once and spoke fondly to me, saying, 'My son, how did you come down to this abode of darkness while you are still alive?
    Book 11 (24% in)
  • Thus did he speak, and his saying pleased them well, so Mulius of Dulichium, servant to Amphinomus, mixed them a bowl of wine and water and handed it round to each of them man by man, whereon they made their drink-offerings to the blessed gods: Then, when they had made their drink-offerings and had drunk each one as he was minded, they took their several ways each of them to his own abode.
    Book 18 (**% in)
  • As bats fly squealing in the hollow of some great cave, when one of them has fallen out of the cluster in which they hang, even so did the ghosts whine and squeal as Mercury the healer of sorrow led them down into the dark abode of death.
    Book 24 (2% in)

There are no more uses of "abide" in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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