Example sentences for: abide

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

  • As the head of state and a living symbol of a system, which, in the name of justice, imposes laws upon and claims the right to exercise coercive power over all Americans, the president has a special duty--higher than that of an ordinary citizen--to abide by the rules that the system imposes.

  • Failure to abide by the procedural requirements of Chapter 36 has been recognized as a sufficient legal basis for voiding the intended change.

  • Whichever way it was to go, we were ready to abide by Lew's decision.

  • Ready, Willing & Able, which runs private homeless shelters, requires participants to submit to frequent drug tests, abide by a range of rules inside the shelter, and make modest payments toward their own room and board.

  • Just as nature is reputed to abhor a vacuum, some people can't abide asymmetry.


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