Definitions of adhere

  1. To stick to; to remain firmly attached to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To stick fast as if glued; to become firmly attached. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To stick to: to remain fixed or attached. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To stick fast; to remain fixed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To stick fast; be attached; cling; with to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To stick to; to cleave to; to hold to an opinion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for adhere

  1. While we would have you adhere to the well- established, fundamental principles of reformed medical science, as taught in this school, we would have you recollect that discoveries in knowledge are progressing.... – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  2. He says it is the duty of the subject to adhere to one side or the other; that, it being his complete duty to adhere to one side, the other side cannot complain of it as a breach of duty that he does not adhere to him, but to the other; and that, therefore, the general rule, that when you have a sovereign and are unfaithful to him you may be hanged, cannot apply to the case, because you would, in either case, be hanged. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton