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What does "Adhere" mean?


(v. i.) To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree (v. i.) To hold, be attached, or devoted; to remain fixed, either by personal union or conformity of faith, principle, or opinion; as, men adhere to a party, a cause, a leader, a church (v. i.) To stick fast or cleave, as a glutinous substance does; to become joined or united; as, wax to the finger; the lungs sometimes adhere to the pleura

Synonyms bind, cling, stick, bond, accede, comply, cohere, hold fast, stand by, stick to, stick with, stick by

Example: "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism" Example: "You must adhere to the rules" Example: "They adhered to their plan" Example: "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

Word Family adhered, adherence, adherences, adherent, adherents, adheres, adhering