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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
  • Italian: sottostare

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