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adfiliation | adfluxion | adh | adhamant | adhd | adhere | adhere to | adherence | adherency | adherent | adherently



Verb (intransitive)
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adherev. i. [L. adhaerere, adhaesum; ad + haerere to stick: cf. F. adhérer. See Aghast.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To attach; stick; cleave; cling; hold


adhere, v.intr.
1 (usu. foll. by to) (of a substance) stick fast to a surface, another substance, etc.
2 (foll. by to) behave according to; follow in detail (adhered to our plan).
3 (foll. by to) give support or allegiance.

F adh{eacute}rer or L adhaerere (as AD-, haerere haes- stick)



agglomerate, bunch, clasp, cleave, clinch, cling, cling to, clot, cluster, coagulate, cohere, combine, come together, communicate, congeal, conglomerate, connect, converge, embrace, freeze to, grasp, grow together, hang on, hang together, hold, hold on, hold together, hug, intercommunicate, join, knit, link, mass, meet, merge, persist, set, solidify, stay, stay put, stick, stick together, take hold of, unite




VB cohere, adhere, stick, cling, cleave, hold, take hold of, hold fast, close with, clasp, hug, grow together, hang together, twine round, stick like a leech, stick like wax, stick close, cling like ivy, cling like a bur, adhere like a remora, adhere like Dejanira's shirt, glue, agglutinate, conglutinate, cement, lute, paste, gum, solder, weld, cake, consolidate, agglomerate.


VB be contiguous, join, adjoin, abut on, march with, graze, touch, meet, osculate, come in contact, coincide, coexist, adhere, juxtapose, contact, join (unite), link (vinculum).

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