HyperDic: adhere

English > 6 senses of the word adhere:
VERBstativeadherebe compatible or in accordance with
changeadherefollow through or carry out a plan without deviation
contactadhere, cling, cleave, stick, coherecome or be in close contact with
stativeadhere, stickbe a devoted follower or supporter
stativeadhere, stand by, stick by, stickbe loyal to
contactadhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick tostick / stick to firmly
adhere > pronunciation
Soundsahdhhih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > adhere: 6 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe compatible or in accordance with.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"You must adhere to the rules"
Broadermatch, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreesatisfy a condition or restriction
Spanishadherir, cumplir
English > adhere: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningfollow through or carry out a plan without deviation.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"They adhered to their plan"
Broaderfollow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through withpursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
English > adhere: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCome or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscling, cleave, stick, cohere
EntailsattachBecome attached
Narroweragglutinateclump together
conglutinatestick together
moldfit tightly, follow the contours of
Broadertouch, adjoin, meet, contactBe in direct physical contact with
Similar toadhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick tostick / stick to firmly
stickFasten with an adhesive material like glue
Spanishadherirse, adherir, aferrarse, aferrar, pegarse
Catalanadherir-se, adherir, aferrar-se, aferrar, enganxar
Adjectivesadherentsticking / sticking fast
Nounsadhesionthe property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
English > adhere: 6 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe a devoted follower or supporter.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"
Synonymstick
Broaderadopt, follow, espousechoose and follow
Nounsadherentsomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
adhesionfaithful support for a cause or political party or religion
English > adhere: 6 senses > verb 5, stative
MeaningBe loyal to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsstand by, stick by, stick
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishapoyar
Catalandonar suport
English > adhere: 6 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningstick / stick to firmly.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
Synonymshold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to
Caused byaffix, stick onattach to
Narrowerbindform a chemical bond with
BroaderattachBecome attached
Similar tocling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohereCome or be in close contact with
Spanishadherirse, adherir, asociarse, atar, encolar, incorporarse, liar, ligarse, pegarse, pegar, unirse, vincular
Catalanadherir, encolar, enganxar, lligar, vincular
Adjectivesadherentsticking / sticking fast
adhesivetending to adhere
Nounsadhesionthe property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition

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