Definition of Bide

1. Verb. Dwell. "Stay a bit longer--the day is still young"

Exact synonyms: Abide, Stay
Language type: Archaicism, Archaism
Specialized synonyms: Visit, Outstay, Overstay
Generic synonyms: Continue, Remain, Stay, Stay On
Derivative terms: Abidance, Stay



Definition of Bide

1. v. i. To dwell; to inhabit; to abide; to stay.

2. v. t. To encounter; to remain firm under (a hardship); to endure; to suffer; to undergo.

Definition of Bide

1. Verb. (transitive) (chiefly dialectal) To bear; to endure; to tolerate. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) (archaic or dialectal) To dwell or reside in a location; to abide. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) (archaic or dialectal) To wait; to be in expectation; to stay; to remain. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) (archaic) To wait for; to await. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bide

1. to wait [v BIDED or BODE, BIDING, BIDES] - See also: wait

Medical Definition of Bide

1. Birth, Immigration, Death, Emigration: the four demographic processes which might act on a population compartment in a typical compartmental model. (05 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bide

biddably
bidded
bidden
bidder
bidders
biddest
biddeth
biddi-biddi
biddies
bidding
bidding contest
bidding price
bidding prices
biddings
biddy
bide (current term)
bide one's time
bideauxite
bided
bidegree
bident
bidental
bidentals
bidentate
bidents
bider
biders
bides
bidets

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