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Definition of the verb bide

What does bide mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: bode / bided (less preferred form) | biding | bides

  1. dwell

Alternative definition of the verb bide


  1. [transitive] [chiefly dialectal] To bear; to endure; to tolerate.
  2. [intransitive] [archaic or dialectal] To dwell or reside in a location; to abide.
  3. [intransitive] [archaic or dialectal] To wait; to be in expectation; to stay; to remain.
  4. [transitive] [archaic] To wait for; to await.


Bide a.k.a. Araweté language: Araweté is a Tupi–Guaraní language of the state of Amazonas, in the Amazon region of Brazil. Nearly all speakers were monolingual in 1986.

  • also known as Bïde

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Google previewFrom the Enemy's Point of View (1992)

Humanity and Divinity in an Amazonian Society by Eduardo Viveiros de Castro

Bide is the first of these categories. Its principal meaning is "human being...

Google previewPlan, Activity, and Intent Recognition (2014)

Theory and Practice by Gita Sukthankar, Christopher Geib, Hung Hai Bui, David Pynadath, Robert P. Goldman

For example, BIDE is an efficient algorithm for mining frequent closed sequences without candidate maintenance [66]; there are also methods for constraint-based ...

Google previewDistance edu Different Countries

BIDE is a non-teaching institution and it has other functions besides administering BEd distance education, whereas, TTCs are purely teaching institutions. BIDE students pay a fee buy TTC students do not have to pay any fee . Moreover, each ...

Google previewA Comprehensive Dictionary of the World (1992)

Bide is the town of Santa Maria, with a population of 2,500. Ustion, ust -yttn, a. (hat.) The act of burning; the state of being burnt. In surgery, the application of a cautery ; or the effect of such application. Ustvuq, oos-te-oog, ( Veliki, ...

Google previewA universal gazetteer; or, Geographical dictionary of the world (1840)

by George Thomas Landmann

Bide is the Calish, which conveys the waters of the Nile to Cairo. Bulam, an island of Africa, on the coast of Senegambia, at the mouth' of the Gambia. The soil is good ; a settlement of free blacks was formed here in 1792, by the English, tat the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Old English Language of the XIII., XIV and XV. Centuries (1867)

by Francis Henry Stratmann

biden (bide), АSaar. ОSax, bidan, Goth beidan, Оlcel. bida, ОНGест. bitan, bide, wait, remain, Gaic. gloss.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of National Biography 2005-2008 (2013)

by Lawrence Goldman

Bide showed an early interest in science, encouraged by visits to the nearby Science Museum, and left Acton county school at sixteen to join the department of the government chemist, while studying in the evenings for a chemistry degree ...

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Bide Onera

La oferta comercial de Bide Onera se estructura en torno a un edificio central de 5 plantas y bajos, con 850 m2 de superficie en cada una de ellas.

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Better bide the Cooks nor the Mediciners.
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Scrabble value of B3I1D2E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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