Definition of Abiding

1. Adjective. Unceasing. "Imperishable truths"

Exact synonyms: Enduring, Imperishable
Similar to: Lasting, Permanent
Derivative terms: Enduringness



Definition of Abiding

1. a. Continuing; lasting.

Definition of Abiding

1. Adjective. Continuing or persisting in the same state; lasting; enduring. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of abide) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abiding

1. abide [v] - See also: abide

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abiding

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abiding (current term)
abiding-place
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abietadiene
abietadiene cyclase

Literary usage of Abiding

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1. Lectures on the Ethics of T.H. Green, Mr. Herbert Spencer, and J. Martineau by Henry Sidgwick (1902)
"As Good for Green is convertible with Self- satisfaction, it is a distinctive characteristic of the true good that it gives true or abiding ..."

2. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"l In regard to the people of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, who have even longer upheld a reputation for being orderly and law-abiding, the writer picked ..."

3. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Novatianus, Allan Menzies (1868)
"Cyprian to the presbyters and deacons abiding at Rome, his brethren, greeting. Both our common love and the reason of the thing demand, beloved brethren, ..."

4. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Law-abiding. Obedient to the law. 1839 Being a law-loving and ... 1848 This most polite and law-abiding mob backed out, and nullified its own resolution. ..."

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