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Noun: abidance  u'bI-d(u)n(t)s
  1. Acting according to certain accepted standards
    "their financial statements are in abidance with generally accepted accounting practices";
    - conformity, conformation, compliance
  2. The act of dwelling in a place
    - residency, residence
  3. The act of abiding (enduring without yielding)

Derived forms: abidances

Type of: act, continuance, continuation, cooperation, deed, human action, human activity