Verb abide by Definition and Examples


abide by

Definition as verb:


abide by (third-person singular simple present abides by, present participle abiding by, simple past and past participle abided by)

  1. (transitive) To accept (a decision or law) and act in accordance with it; to conform to (a decision or law); to acquiesce to (a decision or law).
  2. (transitive) To remain faithful to (something or someone); to adhere to (an idea or plan).

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