HyperDic: adherence

English > 2 senses of the word adherence:
NOUNactadherence, attachment, adhesionfaithful support for a cause or political party or religion
attributeadherence, adhesiveness, adhesion, bondthe property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
adherence > pronunciation
Soundsahdhhih'rahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > adherence: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningFaithful support for a cause or political party or religion.
Example "adherence to a fat-free diet"
Synonymsattachment, adhesion
Narrowerecclesiasticismexcessive adherence to ecclesiastical forms and activities
kabbalism, cabalismadherence to some extreme traditional theological concept or interpretation
royalismadherence or attachment to a monarchy or to the principle of monarchal government
traditionalismadherence to tradition (especially in cultural / cultural or religious matters)
BroadersupportAiding the cause or policy or interests of
Spanishadhesión
Catalanadherència
English > adherence: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition.
Synonymsadhesiveness, adhesion, bond
BroaderstickinessThe property of sticking / sticking to a surface
Spanishadherencia, adhesión, adhesividad
Catalanadherència, adhesió
Adjectivesadherentsticking / sticking fast

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