Complete Definition of "abide by"

English

Verb
to abide by

  1. transitive To accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it; to conform to; to acquiesce; as, to abide by an award.
  2. transitive To remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.

#* Quotations
#: The poor fellow was obstinate enough to abide by what he said at first - Fielding

Translations

French: se soumettre
German: sich an (etwas) halten (1), an (etwas) festhalten
Ido: su sub-misar
Italian: sottostare
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Category:English phrasal verbs

ja:abide by
pt:abide by
zh:abide by

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