Bide v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bided; p. pr. & vb. n. Biding.]
1. To dwell; to inhabit; to abide; to stay.
All knees to thee shall bow of them that bide
In heaven or earth, or under earth, in hell. --Milton.
2. To remain; to continue or be permanent in a place or state; to continue to be.
Bid·ing n. Residence; habitation.