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Definitions of bide

  1.   dwell archaic You can stay with me while you are in town stay a bit longer the day is still young
  2.   dwell You can stay with me while you are in town stay a bit longer the day is still young
  3.   To dwell to inhabit to abide to stay
  4.   To remain to continue or be permanent in a place or state to continue to be
  5.   To encounter to remain firm under a hardship to endure to suffer to undergo
  6.   To wait for as I bide my time See Abide
  7.   To live in to reside
  8.   To endure suffer to wait for as I bide mt time
  9.   Bode bided
  10.   Biding
  11.   Same as ABIDE to wait for
  12.   To remain to await
  13.   To wait for await dwell stay abide endure
  14.   To endure to suffer to wait for See Abide
  15.   To dwell to remain
  16.   To suffer to endure to live to remain in a place to continue in a state

Quotes of bide

  1. The anger of a person who is strong can always bide its time – James Whitcomb Riley

Usage examples for bide

  1. Let us to our purpose bide We'll have our own again – Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston
  2. And so when the Duke asked her to remain after the departure of the other guests she decided that it would be best to bide her time – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  3. Bide with Miss Chew or Miss Bedman ” – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  4. “ I shall bide my time said he and with his coffee and his plate he retired to a distance – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  5. Would it not be the part of a coward to bide here and make no effort to warn our friends – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  6. Daisy folded her hands and tried to bide patiently the time of smooth water – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  7. “ To speak of fame a venture is There's little here can bide But we may face the centuries And dare the deepending tide for though the dust that's part of us To dust again be gone Yet here shall beat the heart of us The school we handed on – Collected Poems 1897 - 1907 by Henry Newbolt
  8. “ I could bide nowhere – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  9. He would bide his time and ride a waiting race – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  10. You mustn't wish that darlin' you are young and must try to do good in the world and bide your time – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  11. Ay that was it and there we was told we women must bide while the men went vor against the French – The Drummer's Coat by J. W. Fortescue
  12. “ I'll bide me time – Ethel Hollister's Second Summer as a Campfire Girl by Irene Elliott Benson
  13. His little brother asked him to tell him tales about the sailing ships and he wanted to go down to the canal with Ulick but their mother said he was to bide here with her – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  14. Slow an' gentle bide your time an' keep your mouth shut that's fishin' for ye – The Brass Bound Box by Evelyn Raymond
  15. We went full a mile out of our way that we might get round to the wood to bide there – Robinson Crusoe In Words of One Syllable by Mary Godolphin
  16. “ I must bide my time captain – Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession by Benjamin Wood
  17. All Geoffrey had to do was to remove himself a few miles find shelter and bide his time – The Barbarians by John Sentry
  18. But there was something else too and he made answer 'I'll bide for the Confirmation – Friarswood Post-Office by Charlotte M. Yonge
  19. Father she said if I may bide with you if I may bide with you – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. It seemed best to him to bide his time to keep his eyes open to hope for the way out of an embarrassing situation – Man to Man by Jackson Gregory

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