Example sentences for: abide

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

  • 26 These contractors, in turn, agreed to abide by the terms laid out by the collective agreement.

  • We should offer an example of moral leadership in the world, committed to treat people humanely, abide by the rule of law, and be generous and caring to our neighbors.

  • The United States cannot see its competitiveness and prosperity erode for the benefit of developing nations that, for whatever reason, will not be required to abide by the strict impositions of a global-climate treaty.

  • 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.

  • And to learn that the point of the closed hearing was so Ginsburg could try to convince a judge to make Starr abide by a preliminary agreement to extend immunity to Lewinsky in return for her testimony.


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