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Meaning of ABIDE BY

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  1. [v]  show respect towards; "honor your parents!"
  2. [v]  act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules"
 Synonyms: comply, follow, honor, honour, observe, respect
 Antonyms: disrespect
 See Also: accept, accommodate, celebrate, conform to, lionise, lionize, obey, oblige, toe the line, tolerate



Thesaurus Terms
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