adhere[ ad-heer ]SEE DEFINITION OF adhere
Synonyms for adhere
- stand by
- abide by
- be attached
- be constant
- be devoted
- be devoted to
- be faithful
- be loyal
- be true
- cleave to
Antonyms for adhere
- let go
- not conform
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADHERE
After much exercitation the Germans determined to adhere to the offensive.
Mdango was informed that we should adhere to our original purpose.
Put the saucepan in a bain-marie, and stir so that the eggs may not adhere.
If it be not done very lightly, the dirt will adhere to the paper; but if properly attended to, the paper will look fresh and new.
Awashonks was very evidently inclined to adhere to the English.
But I intend, monsieur, to adhere rigidly to the letter of these commands.
“Gubb is the name I adhere to when not deteckating,” said Mr. Gubb kindly.
I only claim that you should adhere to what you have said already.
It must neither be thick, nor hard, nor adhere firmly to the muscles.
It requires care in its application, in order to make it adhere firmly.
1590s, from Middle French adhérer (15c.) or directly from Latin adhaerare "to stick to" (see adherent). Originally often of persons, "to cleave to a leader, cause, party, etc." (cf. adherent, still often used in this sense). Related: Adhered; adhering.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ADHERE
- hitch on
- hook on
- hook up
- peg down
- pin down
- put together
- tack on
- tie up