Example sentences for: abdicated

How can you use “abdicated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • By 907 the people could see, through all the turmoil and confusion, that the dynasty had lost the “mandate of heaven,” and so it was that the last of the Tang monarchs abdicated.

  • The Times has the most reporting on the domestic political reaction to the deal, stating that some Republicans charge that Clinton has abdicated the making of foreign policy to the U.N., and that the general mood in Congress was caution and skepticism.

  • To curate is to choose, and by failing to do so, the Whitney has abdicated its essential responsibility.

  • Members of Congress, who were elected to deliberate and make these nasty decisions, have abdicated the duty the framers intended them to have.

  • Built by the shogun in the 17th century for an abdicated emperor, Shugakuin is in fact three villas, each with airy teahouses in the gardens.


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