Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or condition of abiding; continuance.
  • n. Adherence; compliance: abidance by parliamentary procedure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (with).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of abiding or continuing; abode; stay.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. acting according to certain accepted standards
  • n. the act of dwelling in a place
  • n. the act of abiding (enduring without yielding)

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  • Because of this abidance, they will not perform abortions, sanction euthanasia, or do any other procedures contrary to their faith basis.

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  • True meditation is abidance as primordial consciousness.

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  •   My wife would say, “Bill, this isn't fair, we did what we were asked to do,” and Bill would reply, “Yes, I understand, but it's in accordance with our company rules and regulations, in abidance with the provisions set forth by the laws that govern insurance policies nationwide.”

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  • Helptitude relative to the law enforcer's belief in the victims' law abidance.

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  • BTW, notice also that I have implied that leftists concentrate on material problems (goods & services) while rightists concentrate on behavior (morality, patriotism, law abidance).

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  • My wife would say, “Bill, this isn't fair, we did what we were asked to do,” and Bill would reply, “Yes, I understand, but it's in accordance with our company rules and regulations, in abidance with the provisions set forth by the laws that govern insurance policies nationwide.”

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  • We have the final language of the bill, and Free Press policy director Ben Scott emails to say it's a combination of the House's language on abidance by the FCC's four principles on Internet openness and the Senate's draft on non-discrimination.

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