What is abide by?

  • (verb): Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes.
    Example: "Abide by the rules"
    Synonyms: comply, follow
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on abide, abide by:

Abide With Me (disambiguation)
... Abide with Me is a Christian hymn composed by Henry Francis Lyte in 1847 ... Abide with Me may also refer to Abide with Me (novel), a 2006 novel by Elizabeth Strout Abide with Me (play), a 1935 play by Clare Boothe Luce ...
Louis Waldman - Biography - Perspective of The Civil Rights Movement
... “Those who assert rights under the Constitution and the laws made thereunder must abide by that Constitution and the law, if that Constitution is to survive ... cannot pick and choose they cannot say they will abide by those laws which they think are just and refuse to abide by those laws which they think are unjust.. ...
The Vine - Text
... Abide in me, and I in you ... cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine no more can ye, except ye abide in me ... If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned ...
Abide With Me - Lyrics
... The opening line alludes to Luke 2429, "Abide with us for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent" Abide with me fast falls the eventide The darkness deepens Lord with me abide ... comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with me ... dim its glories pass away Change and decay in all around I see O Thou who changest not, abide with me ...
Commonwealth Of Nations Membership Criteria
... New members of the Commonwealth must abide by certain criteria that arose from these documents, the most important of which are the Harare principles and the Edinburgh criteria ... The Harare principles require all members of the Commonwealth, old and new, to abide by certain political principles, including democracy and respect for ... who may be suspended or expelled for failure to abide by them ...

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Famous quotes containing the words abide by and/or abide:

    But when you have chosen your part, abide by it, and do not weakly try to reconcile yourself with the world.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I abide by a rule concerning reviews: I will never ask, neither in writing nor in person, that a word be put in about my book.... One feels cleaner this way. When someone asks that his book be reviewed he risks running up against a vulgarity offensive to authorial sensibilities.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    His genius can cover all the land with gorgeous palaces, but the reader does not abide in them, but pitches his tent rather in the desert and on the mountain-peak.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.
    Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.)