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Verb: abide by
  1. Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
    "abide by the rules";
    - comply, follow
     
  2. Show respect towards
    "abide by your parents!";
    - respect, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], observe

Derived forms: abides by, abided by, abiding by

Type of: accept, obey