Synonyms for adhered

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If this resolution be adhered to, then will my father never see me more!

In our textbook we have adhered to the same plan of division.

In short, she adhered as resolutely to her determination as ever.

One particle which had adhered to his thumb he removed with his forefinger.

It was inculcated by Washington; it has been adhered to by his successors ever since.

At first it was a fine sprinkle that made a snow-mist, and adhered wherever it fell.

It must, nevertheless, be adhered to if the ideal of our democracy is not to be abandoned.

No, the old time will be adhered to just as if it was cold and wet and freezing.

The House refused to concur, and the Senate adhered to its former action.

They had no religious creed to which they adhered with any tenacity.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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