abide (v.)
endure, undergo, face
2H4 II.iii.36[Lady Percy to Northumberland, of Percy] him did you leave ... to abide a field / Where nothing but the sound of Hotspur's name / Did seem defensible
3H6 II.v.75[King to himself, of war] Whiles lions war and battle for their dens, / Poor harmless lambs abide their enmity
3H6 IV.iii.59[Edward to all] What fates impose, that men must needs abide
Cym III.iv.185[Innogen to Pisanio, of their plan] I ... will abide it with / A prince's courage
MND III.ii.422[Demetrius to Puck, who is copying Lysander's voice] Abide me if thou darest
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