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Definitions of bide

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

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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. “ " Father," she said, " if I may bide with you,- if I may bide with you-." ” – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  5. “ I'll bide me time. ” – Ethel Hollister's Second Summer as a Campfire Girl by Irene Elliott Benson
  6. “ I could bide nowhere. ” – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  7. All Geoffrey had to do was to remove himself a few miles, find shelter, and bide his time. ” – The Barbarians by John Sentry
  8. He would bide his time and ride a waiting race. ” – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  9. “ " 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
  10. “ " 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
  11. 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
  12. Slow an' gentle, bide your time an' keep your mouth shut- that's fishin' for ye. ” – The Brass Bound Box by Evelyn Raymond
  13. Daisy folded her hands, and tried to bide patiently the time of smooth water. ” – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  14. 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
  15. Bide with Miss Chew or Miss Bedman. ” – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  16. 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
  17. 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
  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. “ I must bide my time, captain. ” – Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession by Benjamin Wood
  20. “ 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

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