Definition of Abidance

1. Noun. Acting according to certain accepted standards. "Their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices"

Exact synonyms: Compliance, Conformation, Conformity
Generic synonyms: Cooperation
Specialized synonyms: Formality, Line, Honoring, Observance, Keeping
Derivative terms: Comply, Conform
Antonyms: Noncompliance, Nonconformity



2. Noun. The act of dwelling in a place.
Exact synonyms: Residence, Residency
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Specialized synonyms: Lodging, Occupancy, Tenancy
Derivative terms: Abide, Reside, Reside, Resident, Residential, Reside, Reside, Resident, Resident

3. Noun. The act of abiding (enduring without yielding).
Generic synonyms: Continuance, Continuation
Derivative terms: Abide

Definition of Abidance

1. n. The state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (with).

Definition of Abidance

1. Noun. The act of abiding or continuing; abode; stay; continuance ¹

2. Noun. adherence, compliance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abidance

1. the act of abiding [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abidance

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abhorrest
abhorreth
abhorrible
abhorring
abhorrings
abhors
abhour
abhurite
abhurites
abhydrolase
abibliophobia
abibliophobias
abid
abidable
abidance (current term)
abidances
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abiding

Literary usage of Abidance

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1. Sermons on Selected Lessons of the New Testament by Augustine (1875)
"For standing signifies abidance, sitting humility. And that ye may know that standing signifies abidance, this abidance the Devil is said not to have had ..."

2. The Geologist by Samuel Joseph Mackie (1863)
"... but the abnegation of its being, as an abidance and voluminous property, ... i^ of formative abidance would l>e various, the rule in the long run would ..."

3. Iraq Speaks: Documents on the Gulf Crisis (1993)
"Therefore, the purpose of announcing their abidance was to mitigate Iraqi anger for some time while in secret the conspiracy against us continued. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"abidance. Tarrying; dwelling. Wherein he is like to remain 'till the dissolution of the world, so long is bis abidance. ..."

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