abiding abiding  /ə ˈbaɪ dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) unceasing

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But most important, she has purposean abiding commitment to the principles of goodness and generosity that transcend any one individual.
  2. Rules that reduce gun ownership more by law abiding citizens increase violent crime rates.
  3. While the brothers' bicycle business paid the bills, it was Wilbur's abiding dream of building a full-size flying machine that inspired their work.

News

  1. Wholesale Grocer Accuses Potato Farmers Of Price-Fixing

    A wholesale grocer has brought a lawsuit against the United Potato Growers of America claiming they are running an illegal price-fixing cartel. According to the lawsuit the UPGA has gone so far as to employ aerial surveillance to ensure its members are abiding by agreements to reduce the potato supply. Robert Siegel speaks with Associated Press reporter John Miller in Boise, Idaho about the case.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. CAL THOMAS: When government can't be trusted

    Without the slightest hint of irony, President Barack Obama said last week, “If people can’t trust not only the executive branch but also don’t trust Congress, and don’t trust federal judges, to make sure that we’re abiding by the Constitution with due process and rule of law, then we’re going to have some problems here.”
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Delaware Coast Press

  3. Sticker shock in Fitchburg

    FITCHBURG -- For most law-abiding citizens, a car inspection is an annual task that must be undertaken so they may continue to drive their vehicles legally.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

Quotes

  1. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an ardent proponent of gun control, said the ruling allows cities "to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and terrorists while at the same time respecting the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Lewiston Sun Journal

  2. "Throughout my life, I have always taken my deep and abiding love for this country as a given," said, Obama, a Christian, who has previously rejected unfounded allegations by shady opponents that he is a closet Muslim. "At certain times over...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  3. "I consider this the opening salvo in a step-by-step process of providing relief for law-abiding Americans everywhere that have been deprived of freedom," Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice president of the NRA, said in a statement.
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Wayne LaPierre Source: New York Times

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