v. 1 stand, endure, suffer, submit to, bear, put up with, accept, tolerate, brook: How can you abide the company of such a fool?
2 live, stay, reside, dwell, sojourn: Local people believe that the rain god abides in these mountains.
3 remain, stay, continue, tarry; linger, rest: He’ll abide in my care till he can walk again
.4 abide by. consent to, agree to, comply with, observe, acknowledge, obey, follow, submit to, conform to, keep to, remain true to, stand firm by, adhere to, hold to: You must abide by the rules of the club if you become a member.
[synonyms for abide]