a·bide əˈbīd/ verb accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation). synonyms: obey, observe, follow, keep to, hold to, stick to, stand by, uphold, accept, respect, continue, remain, survive, persist 4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither … Continue reading a·bide