from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or condition of abiding; continuance.
  • noun Adherence; compliance.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

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


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