Search Result for "bide":
- Example: "You can stay with me while you are in town"
- Example: "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
[syn: bide, abide, stay]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Bide \Bide\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bided; p. pr. & vb. n. Biding.] [OE. biden, AS. b[imac]dan; akin to OHG. b[imac]tan, Goth. beidan, Icel. b[imac]??; perh. orig., to wait with trust, and akin to bid. See Bid, v. t., and cf. Abide.] 1. To dwell; to inhabit; to abide; to stay. [1913 Webster] All knees to thee shall bow of them that bide In heaven or earth, or under earth, in hell. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To remain; to continue or be permanent in a place or state; to continue to be. --Shak. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Bide \Bide\, v. t. 1. To encounter; to remain firm under (a hardship); to endure; to suffer; to undergo. [1913 Webster] Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To wait for; as, I bide my time. See Abide. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
100 Moby Thesaurus words for "bide": abide, abide with, await, bear, bear with, bide the issue, brave, brook, carry on, cease not, continue, continue to be, dally, dawdle, defeat time, defy time, delay, dig, dillydally, drag on, dwell, endure, exist, extend, go along, go on, hang about, hang around, hang in, hang in there, hang out, hang tough, hold, hold everything, hold on, hold out, hold steady, hold your horses, jog on, keep, keep going, keep on, last, last long, last out, linger, live, live on, live through, loiter, lump, lump it, maintain, mark time, never cease, perdure, perennate, persevere, persist, prevail, put up with, remain, run, run on, sit tight, sit up, sit up for, slog on, stagger on, stand, stand for, stay, stay on, stay up, stay up for, stick, stick around, subsist, suffer, support, survive, sustain, sweat, sweat it out, sweat out, take time, take up with, tarry, tide over, tolerate, wait, wait a minute, wait and see, wait for, wait on, wait up for, watch, watch and wait, wear, wear well