- Continuing or persisting in the same state; lasting; enduring. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
"an abiding belief, a deep and abiding hatred of birds"
- (obsolete) An abode. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470) until the early 17th century.]
- The action of one abides; the state of an abider. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.]
- present participle of abide