Bided



Archaic. to endure; bear.
Obsolete. to encounter.
to dwell; abide; wait; remain.
bide one’s time, to wait for a favorable opportunity:
He wanted to ask for a raise, but bided his time.
Contemporary Examples

Felicity Jones Is Bound for Stardom Marlow Stern December 28, 2013
An American in Cairo to Work on His Graphic Novel Tries to Understand the Story of the Revolution Michael Ide November 15, 2013
Why Obama Betrayed Susan Rice Peter Beinart December 12, 2012

Historical Examples

Beowulf Anonymous
The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
George Washington, Vol. II Henry Cabot Lodge
When the West Was Young Frederick R. Bechdolt
The Border Watch Joseph A. Altsheler
In the Days of Drake J. S. Fletcher
Conquest Over Time Michael Shaara

verb bides, biding, bided, bode, bided
(intransitive) (archaic or dialect) to continue in a certain place or state; stay
(intransitive) (archaic or dialect) to live; dwell
(transitive) (archaic or dialect) to tolerate; endure
(Scot) bide a wee, to stay a little
(Scot) bide by, to abide by
bide one’s time, to wait patiently for an opportunity
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