Example sentences for: declined

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

  • They let others tease out the implications of their story for them, connecting the dots among Scaife, Starr, and Hale : The billionaire endowed a position for Starr at Pepperdine University (which Starr has subsequently declined) and then bankrolled Hale, Starr's chief witness.

  • There he had tried to create an air defense plan using assets from the Treasury Department, after the Defense Department declined to contribute resources.

  • But even with the advent of federal government saving in the late 1990s, national saving available for new investment remains relatively low, in large part because personal saving has dramatically declined.

  • While a Bush spokesman declined to comment, Pepper said that he and his colleague used the meetings to advance two ideas.

  • Some minority candidates have declined our invitation to enroll at IU because other schools have been able to offer scholarships, stipends, or other means of financial assistance.


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