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abide is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of abide in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… just let it slide please I will abide in …”

meanings of abide


  1. To endure without yielding; to withstand; await defiantly; to encounter; to persevere.
  2. To stand ready for; to await for someone; watch for.
  3. To wait in expectation.
  4. To await submissively; accept without question; submit to.
  5. To have one's abode; to dwell; to reside; to sojourn.
  6. To endure or undergo a hard trial or a task; to stand up under.
  7. To bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with; stand.
  8. Used in a phrasal verb: abide by (“to accept and act in accordance with").
  9. To pay for; to stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for; to atone for.
  10. To endure; to remain; to last.
  11. To stay; to continue in a place; to remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to be left.
  12. To pause; to delay.

abide frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word abide occurs in english on average 4.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics abide can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that abide can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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