Example sentences for: abided

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

  • Standard English meant the King's English, and in this outpost of Empire, announcers (though unseen) wore dinner suits to read the news and abided by the rulings of the English phonetician Daniel Jones, whose tremendously influential English Pronouncing Dictionary was first published in 1917.

  • The Consumers’ League, organized in 1899, adopted a voluntary label to be attached to garments made by manufacturers that abided by labor standards—that is, they obeyed state factory laws, manufactured on their premises, employed no children under 16, and used no overtime work.

  • Look, we wouldn't have civil rights laws if we abided by the polls.

  • We wouldn't have a lot of things that are right if we'd abided by the polls.

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