HyperDic: adherent

English > 2 senses of the word adherent:
NOUNperson adherent, disciplesomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
ADJECTIVEalladherentsticking / sticking fast
adherent > pronunciation
Soundsahdhhih'rahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > adherent: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsticking / sticking fast.
Broaderadhesivetending to adhere
Spanishadherente
Catalanadherent, adhesiu
Nounsadherencethe property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
Verbsadherestick / stick to firmly
adherecome or be in close contact with
English > adherent: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another.
Synonymdisciple
InstancesBaruchA disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah
NarrowerApostle(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
Aristotelian, Aristotelean, PeripateticA follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism
Arminianadherent of Arminianism
BahaiA teacher of or believer in Bahaism
DonatistAn adherent of Donatism
Druze, DruseAn adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of God
HinayanistAn adherent of Hinayana Buddhism
HussiteAn adherent of the religious reforms of John Huss
Ismaili, IsmailianAn adherent of Ismailism
JainistA believer in Jainism
Lamaist(Buddhism) an adherent of Lamaism
Lutheranfollower of Lutheranism
MahayanistAn adherent of Mahayana Buddhism
MahdistAn adherent of Mahdism
Manichaean, Manichean, ManicheeAn adherent of Manichaeism
Mithraistadherent of Mithraism
MonophysiteAn adherent of Monophysitism
NeoplatonistAn adherent of Neoplatonism
Rastafarian, Rastafollower of Rastafarianism
Satanist, diabolistAn adherent of Satan or Satanism
ShintoistA believer in Shintoism
SikhAn adherent of Sikhism
SocinianAn adherent of the teachings of Socinus
TantristAn adherent of Tantrism
Taoist, TaoAn adherent of any branch of Taoism
Trinitarianadherent of Trinitarianism
Unitarianadherent of Unitarianism
Zen BuddhistAn adherent of the doctrines of Zen ... / Zen Buddhism
Zoroastrianfollower of Zoroaster and Zoroastrianism
absolutistOne who advocates absolutism
amoralistsomeone who adheres to the doctrine that ordinary moral distinctions are invalid
animistOne who accepts the doctrine of animism
antinomianA follower of the doctrine of antinomianism
clericalistOne who advocates clericalism
dualistAn adherent of dualism
fundamentalistAn adherent of fundamentalist principles
totalitarianAn adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government
votaryA devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause or person or activity
BroaderfollowerA person who accepts the leadership / leadership of another
Spanishadepta, adepto, adherente, discípulo, partidario, seguidora, seguidor
Catalanadherent, deixeble, partidari
Verbsadherebe a devoted follower or supporter

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