Bide
Bide Bide, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Biding}.] [OE. biden, AS. b[=i]dan; akin to OHG. b[=i]tan, Goth. beidan, Icel. b[=i]??; perh. orig., to wait with trust, and akin to bid. See {Bid}, v. t., and cf. {Abide}.] 1. To dwell; to inhabit; to abide; to stay. [1913 Webster]

All knees to thee shall bow of them that bide In heaven or earth, or under earth, in hell. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To remain; to continue or be permanent in a place or state; to continue to be. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • bide — ► VERB archaic or dialect ▪ remain or stay in a place. ● bide one s time Cf. ↑bide one s time ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • bìdē — (bidê) m 〈G bidèa, N mn bidèi, G bidéā〉 kadica (školjka) s tekućom vodom za pranje intimnih dijelova tijela ✧ {{001f}}fr …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • bide — [ baıd ] verb intransitive an old word meaning to stay in a place bide your time to wait in a patient way for an opportunity to do something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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