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abidance

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Synonyms and Antonyms of abidance

  1. 1 the following of a custom, rule, or law the FDA requires strict abidance by food manufacturers of its definitions for certain terms used on product labels Synonyms of abidance observance, adherence, compliance, conformance, conformity, keeping, obedience, observationWords Related to abidance deference, honor, regard, respect, upholding; accession, acquiescence, submission, surrender; attendance, attention, heed, noticeNear Antonyms of abidance brush-off, disregard, ignoring; delinquency, dereliction, forgetting, neglect, overlooking; offense (or offence), sin, wrong; challenge, defiance, flouting, rebellionAntonyms of abidance breach, contravention, infraction, infringement, nonobservance, transgression, trespass, violation

  2. 2 uninterrupted or lasting existence the reassuring abidance of their friendship through times both good and bad Synonyms of abidance continuation, ceaselessness, continuance, continuity, continuousness, durability, duration, endurance, persistence, subsistenceWords Related to abidance drawing out, elongation, extension, lengthening, prolongation, prolonging, stretching; enduringness, permanence; survivalNear Antonyms of abidance abridgment (or abridgement), curtailment, cutback, shorteningAntonyms of abidance cessation, close, discontinuance, discontinuity, end, ending, expiration, finish, stoppage, surcease, termination


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