bide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bide dwell "You can stay with me while you are in town","stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bide To dwell; to inhabit; to abide; to stay. "All knees to thee shall bow of them that bide In heaven or earth, or under earth, in hell."
    • Bide To encounter; to remain firm under (a hardship); to endure; to suffer; to undergo. "Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are,
      That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm."
    • Bide To remain; to continue or be permanent in a place or state; to continue to be.
    • Bide To wait for; as, I bide my time. See Abide.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bide To remain in expectation; wait.
    • bide To be or remain in a place or state; wait.
    • bide To dwell; reside.
    • bide To wait for; await.
    • bide To endure; suffer; bear.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t., v.i Bide bīd same as Abide, to wait for
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Quotations

  • John Ruskin
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    “The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. biden, AS. bīdan,; akin to OHG. bītan, Goth. beidan, Icel. ,; perh. orig., to wait with trust, and akin to bid,. See Bid (v. t.), and cf. Abide
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. bídan; Goth. beidan.

Usage

In literature:

I winna bide in your castle ha's, vol.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI" by Various
And he, being alone, was helpless, and could do no more than bide his time as best he might.
"Nicanor - Teller of Tales" by C. Bryson Taylor
A following of the trustiest are cluster'd by thy side, And woe, their flaming visages of crimson, who shall bide?
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
But he was biding his time.
"Clare Avery" by Emily Sarah Holt
With hand upon the cloth covering he bided his time.
"Janet of the Dunes" by Harriet T. Comstock
Ay, child, you shall 'bide for the preaching if you want, but you're too soon yet.
"The King's Daughters" by Emily Sarah Holt
If he had but held his peace, and let the minister bide where he is, it would hae been a blessing, I'm sure.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
Bide now, bide like a good lassie, till I spread the sheet for you to tread on.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
Certain, small comfort bides, when joy is gone, In Great or Less.
"Lilith" by Ada Langworthy Collier
Nay, bide your time.
"The Royal Pawn of Venice" by Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull
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In poetry:

November
Make thi hame
An' cosily bide,
Working together
Side by side.
"Luver's Calendar" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
November
Make thi hame
An’ cosily bide
Workin’ together
Side-by-side.
"A Luver’s Calendar" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
Then Paris rose impatient,—
So impatient at delay,
It could not bide to wait
A dying tyrant's day.
"The March Of Freedom" by Ernest Jones
Wolves of the sea are hiding
Closely along the way,
Under the water biding
Their moment to rend and slay.
"Homeward Bound" by Henry Van Dyke
Oh, let the curtain bide, Jessie
And lift my head a wee,
And let the bonnie setting sun
Glint in on you and me.
"To Miss Jessie Lewars" by Robert Burns
And sweating, dazed, isolate
In the hot trench beneath,
We bide the next shrewd move of fate
Be it of life or death.
"Battle" by Robert Nichols

In news:

Josh Lindblom was sent to Double-A Chattanooga, where he will bide his time until he can return, in 10 days when rosters expand or sooner if there's another Dodger injury.
In the two minutes that it will take you to read this article, emails are filling your inbox, your cell phone is likely buzzing with texts and you are quite likely biding time in between meetings.
As the cradle of US politics, the whole of DC is biding its time and bracing itself for the imminent government shutdown.
NORMAN — For most of three seasons, Brennan Clay has bided his time, waiting for his chance to be the starting running back for No 14 Oklahoma.
Starks biding his time in Packers' backfield .
Instead, Van Haitsma bided his time and waited until the final race of the night, the CRA/JEGS All-Stars Tour 100-lap feature.
After biding his time in Class AAA since June and more mysteriously so since the Carlos Lee trade, Brett Wallace has been freed.
(AP) — For most of three seasons, Brennan Clay has bided his time, waiting for his chance to be the starting running back for No 14 Oklahoma.
Kim English bides time, awaits his turn as Detroit Pistons' rotation tweaks evolve.
Kim English bides time, awaits his turn as Detroit Pistons' rotation tweaks evolve .
"Biding time is not really working for us," said East Lansing School District's Superintendent David Chapin.
Burress biding time, waiting for chances.
They're out there, biding their time.
Spending their day at a luxury boutique hotel, Harry, 27, and Inskip, 25, bided their time hurling snowballs off the balcony.
As we bide time until Boise State football coverage kicks in seriously about five weeks from now, we pick up this recent discussion at Bronco Country.com.
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In science:

Our goal is the bide - side exponential estimating V (x) at x → ∞, x ≥ 2 in the terms of distributions Law(ξ (i)), Law(η).
Exponential Bounds for Random Sums
Bide-side exponential and moment inequalities for tail of distribution of polynomial martingales. arXiv: math.
Non-Improved Uniform Tail Estimates for Normed Sums of Independent Random Variables with Heavy Tails, with applications
In this article we improve the bide - side estimations and asymptotics for S (p), G(p) at p → ∞, find the exact boundaries for the different approximation of S (p), G(p); describe the algorithm for the numerical calculation of K (p), L(p); study the analytical properties of K (p), L(p) etc.
Exact Constants in the Rosenthal Moment Inequalities for Sums of independent centered Random Variables
It follows, by virtue of the bide-side inequality F + ≤ F3 ≤ 2F + that F3 ≍ F + .
Schlomilch and Bell Series for Bessel's Functions, with Probabilistic Applications
In the works , are obtained the non - asymptotic bide-sides estimations for S (p) : (e√2)−1 p/ log p ≤ S (p) ≤ 7.35 p/ log p, p ≥ 2, and there are some moment estimations for the sums independent non-negative random variables.
Schlomilch and Bell Series for Bessel's Functions, with Probabilistic Applications
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