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 for abide by
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  abide by
      v 1: act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or
           wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must
           comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by
           the rules" [syn: comply, follow, abide by]
      2: show respect towards; "honor your parents!" [syn: respect,
         honor, honour, abide by, observe] [ant: disrespect]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "abide by":
     accede, accept, acclaim, acquiesce, acquiesce in, act up to,
     adhere to, agree, agree to, agree with, applaud, assent, attend to,
     be faithful to, buy, cheer, comply, comply with, conform to,
     consent, do justice to, fill, follow, fulfill, give the nod, hail,
     heed, hold by, hold with, in toto, keep, keep faith with,
     live up to, make good, meet, nod, nod assent, observe, receive,
     regard, respect, satisfy, subscribe to, take kindly to, vote for,
     welcome, yes, yield assent

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