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Another word for bide

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Verb
  1. To continue to be in a place

      1. To wait patiently for:
      2. To stand fast; remain; go on being
      3. (Archaic) To stay; reside (in or at)
      1. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
      2. To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
      3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
      1. To be left to be dealt with, done, said, etc.
      2. To continue to be in the same place; stay or stay behind:
      3. To stay while others go
      1. To suspend by legal order the implementation of (a planned action), especially pending further proceedings:
      2. To pause; tarry; wait; delay
      3. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      1. To delay or be late in going, coming, or doing something:
      2. To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
      3. To wait for; await.
      1. To remain or rest in expectation:
      2. To remain or be in readiness:
      3. To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
    Idioms:
    See also:

    continue

  2. To stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave

      1. To stand fast; remain; go on being
      2. To wait patiently for:
      3. (Archaic) To stay; reside (in or at)
      1. To continue to stay, esp. from a reluctance to leave
      2. To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
      3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
      1. To hesitate:
      2. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
      3. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
      1. To suspend by legal order the implementation of (a planned action), especially pending further proceedings:
      2. To brace or support with a stay or stays
      3. (Archaic) To wait for; await:
      1. To delay or be late in going, coming, or doing something:
      2. To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
      3. To wait for; await.
      1. To remain or rest in expectation:
      2. To be a waiter or waitress at:
      3. To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
    See also:

    continue