Example sentences for: abide

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

  • We further recommend that federal homeland security funds be allocated in accordance with those benchmarks, and that states be required to abide by those benchmarks in disbursing the federal funds.

  • To which host Tim Russert replied, "Why won't you abide by the 11 th Amendment and stop criticizing George W. Bush?"

  • 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.

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

  • Interviewed by the British Journalism Review about the extent of his personal interference in the editorial policies of his newspapers, which include the Independent , Tony O'Reilly, chairman of the Heinz food company, said he gives his editors "absolutely free rein" provided they abide by "some general rules."


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