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- v. To accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it; to conform to; to acquiesce.
- v. To remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. show respect towards
- v. act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
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The White House can help Members of Congress who understand the necessity of Presidential war powers by declaring forthrightly that Mr. Obama and his legal advisers believe the War Powers Resolution is unconstitutional and thus he won't abide by it.
Guided by ancient Jewish and Christian tradition they feel constrained to abide by the explicit titles to the same collections, all the more so because the titles in the Book of Proverbs are manifestly discriminating with respect to authorship, and because the title, "These also are Mishle Shelomoh, which the men of Ezechias, King of Juda, copied out" (xxv, 1), in particular, bears the impress of definiteness and accuracy.
Prime Minister, Mr Qarase, has publicly committed to abide by the ruling of the courts on this issue.
If people are prepared to lay down their arms, to abide by the Afghan constitution, to take part in the political and democratic process, where arguments are resolved and grievances are resolved through a parliamentary and democratic process, then they are perfectly entitled to try and do what other people do, which is to run for office and form part of a government.
Every house of worship that wants to run an effective program and that's willing to abide by our constitution – from the largest mega-churches and synagogues to the smallest store-front churches and mosques – can and will have access to the information and support they need to run that program.
But what Victoria had told her of Mullumbimby, the township on the South Coast, so appealed to her that she decided to abide by her opportunity.
The Italian word gioco pronounced jocko means I play, so I thought, maybe, possibly, Domenico was trying to say, I play without limits, which might have meant he didnt abide by the rules of scoring.
We live in the Bible Belt, where good Christians are supposed to abide by the rules of the Lord.
Is it not the duty of Congress to compel the Secretary of War and General Cooper to abide by that decision and to obey their own laws, instead of attempting to close the doors of the courts against the adjudication of all such matters that come within the sphere of their constitutional duties.
The Great Speech of Hon. A.H. Stephens, Delivered Before the Georgia Legislature, on Wednesday Night, March 16th, 1864, to which is Added Extracts prom [sic] Gov. Brown's Message to the Georgia Legislature.
She would not participate in them, but, as was appropriate for a slave, simply abide by their consequences. âCertainly, â I said.