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bide

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bide

  1. 1 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state how long are you going to bide in this unhappy marriage? Synonyms of bide abide, continue, endure, hold on, hold up, keep up, last, perdure, persist, remain, run onWords Related to bide linger, stay, stick around, tarry; carry through, prevail, surviveNear Antonyms of bide abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, waneAntonyms of bide cease, close, conclude, desist, die, discontinue, end, expire, finish, lapse, leave off, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up

  2. 2 chiefly dialect  to put up with (something painful or difficult) at my advanced age I simply cannot bide young children Synonyms of bide abide, absorb, accept, bear [chiefly dialect], brook, countenance, endure, go, hack, handle, meet, pocket, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, sweat out, take, tolerate, wear [British]Words Related to bide allow, permit, suffer, swallow; reconcile (to); acquiesce, agree (with or to), assent (to), capitulate, consent (to), respect, submit (to), yield (to)Near Antonyms of bide decline, dismiss, refuse, reject, repudiate, spurn, turn down; combat, contest, fight, oppose, resist; avoid, bypass, circumvent, dodge, elude, escape, evade, miss; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from)

  3. 3 to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something I promise you that if you bide yet a little longer, all will come to pass just as you desire Synonyms of bide await, wait, hold on, stayWords Related to bide hang around, linger, remain, stick around, tarry; stand by; anticipate, expect, watch (for)



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