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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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On the day of her death, at 3am, Murray, her live in companion had an uneasy feeling that something was wrong and went to check on Marilyn - she found the bedroom door locked, light on and the telephone cord under the door, all of which were highly unusual (after the psychiatric clinic, she couldn't abide being locked in).
One object I also couldn't abide was a book on skin diseases, given to me for my medical collection.
He wanted the best for people and he couldn't abide injustice, whether in this country or anywhere else.
The 31-year-old Middlesex opener said: "If I thought something wasn't right and I couldn't abide by it I'd have to consider my position.
Richard couldn't abide her late entrances during rehearsals and Marilyn didn't like what she wrongly perceived to be his pompous attributes personified as the quintessential Englishman.
He's all brooding, self-destructive desire, and she's a sassy Nashville princess with an unerring moral compass that we'll just have to assume Carter's first two husbands couldn't abide.
In 1987, Saddam decided he couldn't abide even this arrangement, and effectively banned trade unions in the public sector, where the majority of people worked.
One explanation is that the mainly Protestant Americans couldn't abide the Eastern Christians' attachment to Catholic France, or their devotion to the outward trappings of religion at the expense of spirituality.
We can go another season without the European Cup, but I couldn't abide another year without the title, particularly if it goes down the East Lancs again.
Often enough these stories were about reconciliation, about forgiving parents and friends who couldn't abide the central character's orientation, about letting go of old hurts and trying to accept one another for who we really are.
I couldn't abide them at first but now I love them.
But with our sales people tightly woven into teams, we couldn't abide the traditional two- to three-day callout interval vendors require for non-emergency work.
Rafa Benitez couldn't abide Sam Allardyce and the feeling was clearly mutual.
The Chicago Tribune added: "Suddenly, Brits who couldn't abide Brown find his dour gravitas inspirational.
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