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1 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state
  • how long are you going to bide in this unhappy marriage?

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2 chiefly dialect to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • at my advanced age I simply cannot bide young children

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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

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The first known use of bide was before the 12th century

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“Bide.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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