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In 1960, at 26, she sat for months in the forests of Tanzania, biding her time until chimpanzees accepted her presence and she could observe them up close.

From Time

The Taliban could see how eager the Americans were to get out and so bided its time.

Blanchard will keep caring and searching and biding her time for the right one, and Delfina will keep vigilant about vacuum cleaners.

So we worked to first bring up other non controversial bills or bills that had bipartisan support, partly because we wanted them approved but also to bide more time.

From Time

So, whether they’re testing third-party cookie alternatives or still biding their time, many publishers are protective of their precious audience data and want to make sure it will be valued fairly by identity tech firms.

From Digiday

While Democrats bide their time, Republicans are already spending time and building operations in the Hawkeye State.

Rather, one would think now would be an ideal moment for a grateful ally to ramp it down and bide their time.

Bide your time with some of the most impressive public displays of Les Miserables love.

If a culture has to be grown, then you have to bide your time while cell division takes its course.

The bloodthirsty Young Turks of Bohane bide their time, waiting in the shadows to shank and supplant their revelry-addled elders.

That's going to make things lots easier for my scheme, 'but I'll 'bide a wee' before I spring it on the Pater.

He was perfectly contented to bide his time, remembering that adage: "All things come to him who waits."

I am not sure that she thinks of me otherwise than as a grown-up brotherbut I will bide my time.

Let him tak a spring on his ain fiddle, says a proverb that illustrates the coolness with which Donald will bide his time.

But he could hardly have kept it up, lest the wind should change and it should bide with him, as the old women say.


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On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bide, such as: dwell, sit tight, stick around, abide, attend, and await.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.