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Synonyms for abide

Synonyms for abide

to continue to be in a place

to stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave

to be in existence or in a certain state for an indefinitely long time

to have as one's domicile, usually for an extended period

abide by: to act in conformity with

Synonyms for abide

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Laws divide people into law abiders and "others," into "us" and "them.
When we impose severe and excessive punishment, when we seek an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for a life, when we seek revenge on lawbreakers by some clumsy arithmetic we call justice, we become violent law abiders.
Are his sermons in Chapter 6 as much to himself as to the sign groupies and incensed law abiders that make up this strange crowd?
Moreover, both Dunham and Guston honor high modernism in the breach by violating its laws in ways that render them more vivid than does the work of average law abiders.
Just allow rank and file officers to arrest the criminal and not the victim, stop using them as speed cops, embrace active policing tactics such as stop and search, employ better senior management, stop telling all cops they are racist and listen to the law abiders with just as much interest as you do the law breakers and potty pressure groups.
A: The theory divides the population into two groups: law abiders and the disorderly.
Unlike most laws, which at least provide abiders with a clear idea of what is permissible, the double effect rule is so ambiguous that doctors can interpret it a number of ways depending on their ethical, moral, and religious views.
Janezich, Lillehaug, state senator Steve Kelley, and physician Steve Miles are abiders.
Indeed, by increasing prices and encouraging bad behavior and poor management,(29) "corruption can endanger the use of economic choices, increase the costs of transactions, reduce state revenue, increase public expenditure, penalize law abiders and produce adverse distributional effects.
So-called animal lovers walk their dogs and let them drop their muck anywhere, with no intention of lifting it, just leaving it for the decent, law abiders to clear away.
He is a talented musician - recently touring with his band The Abiders - a photographer, painter, potter and occasional vintner.
Experts constantly point out that incarcerating young offenders does not actually turn them into law abiders.
Establishing an offshore company or trust isn't illegal, but the Panama Papers underscores the shade in which both legal and illegal activity can take place pitting a country's tax and secrecy laws against another country's effort to root out tax evaders and hunt down crooks exploiting opaque corporate registration rules used by privacy-seeking law abiders.
He expected that reflection of those good deeds of motorway police would turn the whole society into law abiders.