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abode


  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abide  \A*bide"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Abode},  formerly  {Abid}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Abiding}.]  [AS.  [=a]b[=i]dan;  pref.  [=a]- 
  (cf.  Goth.  us-,  G.  er-,  orig.  meaning  out)  +  b[=i]dan  to 
  bide.  See  {Bide}.] 
  1.  To  wait;  to  pause;  to  delay.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  To  stay;  to  continue  in  a  place  to  have  one's  abode;  to 
  dwell;  to  sojourn;  --  with  with  before  a  person,  and 
  commonly  with  at  or  in  before  a  place 
 
  Let  the  damsel  abide  with  us  a  few  days.  --Gen. 
  xxiv.  55. 
 
  3.  To  remain  stable  or  fixed  in  some  state  or  condition;  to 
  continue;  to  remain. 
 
  Let  every  man  abide  in  the  same  calling.  --1  Cor. 
  vii.  20. 
  Followed  by  by: 
 
  {To  abide  by}. 
  a  To  stand  to  to  adhere;  to  maintain. 
 
  The  poor  fellow  was  obstinate  enough  to  abide  by 
  what  he  said  at  first  --Fielding. 
  b  To  acquiesce;  to  conform  to  as  to  abide  by  a 
  decision  or  an  award. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abode  \A*bode"\,  n.  [See  {Bode},  v.  t.] 
  An  omen.  [Obs.] 
 
  High-thundering  Juno's  husband  stirs  my  spirit  with 
  true  abodes.  --Chapman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abode  \A*bode"\,  v.  t. 
  To  bode;  to  foreshow.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abode  \A*bode"\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  ominous.  [Obs.]  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abode  \A*bode"\, 
  pret.  of  {Abide}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abode  \A*bode"\,  n.  [OE.  abad,  abood  fr  abiden  to  abide.  See 
  {Abide}.  For  the  change  of  vowel,  cf  abode,  imp.  of  abide.] 
  1.  Act  of  waiting;  delay.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  And  with  her  fled  away  without  abode.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  Stay  or  continuance  in  a  place  sojourn. 
 
  He  waxeth  at  your  abode  here  --Fielding. 
 
  3.  Place  of  continuance,  or  where  one  dwells;  abiding  place 
  residence;  a  dwelling;  a  habitation. 
 
  Come  let  me  lead  you  to  our  poor  abode. 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abode 
  n  1:  a  person's  legal  place  of  residence  [syn:  {residence}] 
  2:  a  physical  structure  (e.g.,  a  house)  that  someone  is  living 
  in  "he  built  a  modest  dwelling  near  the  pond";  "they 
  raise  money  to  provide  homes  for  the  homeless"  [syn:  {dwelling}, 
  {home},  {domicile},  {habitation},  {dwelling  house}] 




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