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  Definition of adhere
  1. follow through or carry out a plan without deviation; "They adhered to their plan"
  2. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
  3. stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
  4. be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"
  5. be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"
  6. be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
Similar Words: cling, cleave, stick, cohere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick to, stand by, stick by

 

Hyponyms: mold, conglutinate, agglutinate, bind

 

Grouped Verbs: hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to, cling, cleave, cohere

 

Entailments: attach

 

Derivational Morphology: coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond, gummed label, sticker, paster, binder, binding, attachment, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing, disciple, adherent

 

Anagrams: header, Hedera

 

 
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