Adhere(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.
Adhere(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.
Adhere(v. i.) To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree.
Adhered(imp. & p. p.) of Adhere
Adherence(n.) The quality or state of adhering.
Adherence(n.) The state of being fixed in attachment; fidelity; steady attachment; adhesion; as, adherence to a party or to opinions.
Adherency(n.) The state or quality of being adherent; adherence.
Adherency(n.) That which adheres.
Adherent(a.) Sticking; clinging; adhering.
Adherent(a.) Attached as an attribute or circumstance.
Adherent(a.) Congenitally united with an organ of another kind, as calyx with ovary, or stamens with petals.
Adherent(n.) One who adheres; one who adheres; one who follows a leader, party, or profession; a follower, or partisan; a believer in a particular faith or church.
Adherent(n.) That which adheres; an appendage.
Adherently(adv.) In an adherent manner.
Adherer(n.) One who adheres; an adherent.
Adhering(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adhere
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