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Definition of 'abide by'

Verb

  1. act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules"
       Synonyms: comply follow
  2. show respect towards; "honor your parents!"
       Synonyms: respect honor honour observe
       Antonyms: disrespect


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