be compatible or in accordance with
"You must adhere to the rules"
follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
"They adhered to their plan"
cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere(verb)
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"
be a devoted follower or supporter
"The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"
stand by, stick by, stick, adhere(verb)
be loyal to
"She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"
adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to(verb)
stick to firmly
"Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
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.
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.
To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree.
Origin: adhaerere, adhaesum; ad + haerere: compare French adhérer
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
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
to be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ad-hēr′, v.i. to stick to: to remain fixed or attached (with to): (Shak.) to be consistent: (Scots law) to affirm a judgment.—n. Adher′ence, state of adhering: steady attachment.—adj. Adher′ent, sticking to.—n. one who adheres: a follower: a partisan (with of)—a less common form is Adher′er. [L. ad, to, hærēre, hæsum, to stick.]
The numerical value of adhere in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of adhere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of adhere in a Sentence
To filter out those with greater wisdom, look for those whom do not adhere to just one idea.
We didn't even hear from them, we need to get people in here who understand the system and adhere to the protocols.
A large population is China's basic national condition so we must adhere to the basic state policy of family planning.
That can cause problems for children when the school year starts back up [and] they have to adhere to a fairly regimented schedule.
The president is right to point out that our NATO allies need to adhere to their commitments which is two percent of GDP for defense.
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- прилепвам, прилепвам се, съблюдавам, оставам верен, спазвамBulgarian
- adherirCatalan, Valencian
- festhalten, kleben, halten, befolgenGerman
- adherirse, adherir, pegarse, cumplirSpanish
- kiinnittyä, tarttua, noudattaaFinnish
- 付く, くっ付くJapanese
- plakken, vasthouden, samenhangen, kleven, aanhangenDutch
- прилипать, соблюдать, прилипнуть, придерживаться, приклеиваться, оставаться верным, приклеиться, придерRussian
- hålla fast, hålla, fästaSwedish
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