Complete Definition of "abode"

English
Category:English words with multiple etymologies

Pronunciation
RP:

  • IPA|/ÉËbÉÊd/

audio|en-us-abode.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊd|-ÉÊd

Etymology 1
From Old English abad, abood, from abiden, "to abide". See abide. For the change of vowel, compare abode, imp. of abide.

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete Act of waiting; delay.

#* And with her fled away without abode. - Spenser

  1. Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn.

#* He waxeth at your abode here. - Fielding

  1. (slightly dated) Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation.

#* Come, let me lead you to our poor abode. - Wordsworth

Translations

Dutch: woonst, verblijf
Finnish: oleskelu, viipyily
French: demeure
mid
German: Bleibe
Russian: ÐилиÑе

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ttbc|Vietnamese: nÆ¡i á», sá»± á» lại, sá»± lÆ°u lại

Verb
abode

  1. past of|abide

Category:English irregular simple past forms
Category:English irregular past participles
Etymology 2
From a- + bode

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete An omen.

#* High-thundering Juno's husband stirs my spirit with true abodes. - Chapman

Verb
en-verb|abod|ing

  1. transitive obsolete To bode; to foreshow; to presage.
  2. intransitive obsolete To be ominous.

Derived terms
abodement
aboding

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