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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-bahyd]
    • /əˈbaɪd/
    • /əˈbaɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-bahyd]
    • /əˈbaɪd/

Definitions of abided word

  • verb without object abided to remain; continue; stay: Abide with me. 1
  • verb without object abided to have one's abode; dwell; reside: to abide in a small Scottish village. 1
  • verb without object abided to continue in a particular condition, attitude, relationship, etc.; last. 1
  • verb with object abided to put up with; tolerate; stand: I can't abide dishonesty! 1
  • verb with object abided to endure, sustain, or withstand without yielding or submitting: to abide a vigorous onslaught. 1
  • verb with object abided to wait for; await: to abide the coming of the Lord. 1

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Origin of abided

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English abiden, Old English ābīdan; cognate with Old High German irbītan await, Gothic usbeisns expectation, patience. See a-3, bide

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Parts of speech for Abided


abided popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

abided usage trend in Literature

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