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Abide vs. Commitment

Difference Between Abide and Commitment

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Abide

To put up with; tolerate
Can't abide such incompetence.
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Commitment

The state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.
The company's commitment to quality
I could not fault my players for commitment
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Abide

To wait patiently for
"I will abide the coming of my lord" (Tennyson).
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Commitment

An engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
With so many business commitments time for recreation was limited
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Abide

To remain in a place
"I'll call upon you straight. Abide within" (Shakespeare).
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Commitment

The act of referring a legislative bill to committee.
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Abide

To continue in existence; endure
"I have decided my life can't be about absence, what I don't have, what does not abide, and the rich grief it brings" (Amy Benson).
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Commitment

Official consignment, as to a prison or mental health facility.
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Abide

To dwell or reside.
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Commitment

A court order authorizing consignment to a prison.
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Abide

(transitive) To endure without yielding; to withstand.
The old oak tree abides the wind endlessly.
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Commitment

A pledge or obligation, as to follow a certain course of action
A public official's commitment to uphold the Constitution.
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Abide

(transitive) To bear patiently.
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Commitment

Something pledged, especially an engagement by contract involving financial obligation.
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Abide

(transitive) To pay for; to stand the consequences of.
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Commitment

The state of being emotionally or intellectually devoted, as to a belief, a course of action, or another person
A profound commitment to the family.
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Abide

To wait in expectation.
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Commitment

The act or an instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust, especially:
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Abide

To pause; to delay.
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Commitment

The act of sending a legislative bill to committee for review.
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Abide

To stay; to continue in a place; to remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to be left.
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Commitment

Official consignment sending a person to prison or a mental health institution.
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Abide

To have one's abode.
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Commitment

Promise or agreement to do something in the future, especially:
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Abide

To endure; to remain; to last.
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Commitment

Act of assuming a financial obligation at a future date.
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Abide

To stand ready for; to await for someone; watch for.
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Commitment

Being bound emotionally or intellectually to a course of action or to another person or persons.
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Abide

To endure or undergo a hard trial or a task; to stand up under.
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Commitment

The trait of sincerity and focused purpose.
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Abide

To await submissively; accept without question; submit to.
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Commitment

Perpetration as in a crime or mistake.
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Abide

To wait; to pause; to delay.
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Commitment

State of being pledged or engaged.
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Abide

To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to dwell; to sojourn; - with with before a person, and commonly with at or in before a place.
Let the damsel abide with us a few days.
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Commitment

The act of being locked away, such as in an institution for the mentally ill or in jail.
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Abide

To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain.
Let every man abide in the same calling.
The poor fellow was obstinate enough to abide by what he said at first.
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Commitment

The act of committing, or putting in charge, keeping, or trust; consignment; esp., the act of committing to prison.
They were glad to compound for his bare commitment to the Tower, whence he was within few days enlarged.
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Abide

To wait for; to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide my time.
Bonds and afflictions abide me.
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Commitment

A warrant or order for the imprisonment of a person; - more frequently termed a mittimus.
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Abide

To endure; to sustain; to submit to.
[Thou] shalt abide her judgment on it.
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Commitment

The act of referring or intrusting to a committee for consideration and report; as, the commitment of a petition or a bill.
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Abide

To bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with.
She could not abide Master Shallow.
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Commitment

A doing, or perpetration, in a bad sense, as of a crime or blunder; commission.
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Abide

To stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for.
Dearly I abide that boast so vain.
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Commitment

The act of pledging or engaging; the act of exposing, endangering, or compromising; also, the state of being pledged or engaged.
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Abide

Dwell;
You can stay with me while you are in town
Stay a bit longer--the day is still young
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Commitment

The trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose;
A man of energy and commitment
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Abide

Put up with something or somebody unpleasant;
I cannot bear his constant criticism
The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
He learned to tolerate the heat
She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
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Commitment

The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action;
His long commitment to public service
They felt no loyalty to a losing team
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Commitment

An engagement by contract involving financial obligation;
His business commitments took him to London
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Commitment

A message that makes a pledge
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Commitment

The official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
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