Lasting for a long time; enduring: an abiding love of music. (adjective)
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Use "abiding" in a sentence
"Here we are shown that when one "hath eternal life" it is "eternal life _abiding in him_"; for there would be no meaning to the language if no one has eternal life abiding in him."
"Purchase and possession (and carry) at 18 – 20 by the otherwise law-abiding is and should be no big deal; 21 is, in the end, as arbitrary (and asinine) an age limit for legal purchase as it is for alcohol."
"And this was the main abiding-place of the Folk that I had chanced upon."