abide by

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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; to acquiesce.
    To abide by an award.
  2. (transitive) To remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.
    • Fielding
      The poor fellow was obstinate enough to abide by what he said at first

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