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See definition of adheres on Dictionary.com
  • verbconform to or follow rules exactly
  • verbstick or become stuck to, either physically or mentally

synonyms for adheres

  • comply
  • heed
  • obey
  • observe
  • stand by
  • follow
  • fulfill
  • keep
  • maintain
  • mind
  • practice
  • respect
  • support
  • abide by
  • be attached
  • be constant
  • be devoted
  • be devoted to
  • be faithful
  • be loyal
  • be true
  • cleave to

antonyms for adheres

MOST RELEVANT
  • disobey
  • ignore
  • overlook
  • condemn
  • disregard
  • forget
  • let go
  • neglect
  • release
  • scorn
  • disjoin
  • loose
  • loosen
  • not conform
  • separate
  • unfasten
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How to use adheres in a sentence

The old Chippewa has never deviated from the faith of his fathers, as he still adheres to all their rites and ceremonies.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
There was a pathetic hesitancy in her manner, the hesitancy of a weak woman who adheres to a purpose only by supreme effort.
DOPESAX ROHMER
His version adheres as closely to the original as is compatible with elegance and the preservation of metrical grace.
THE POEMS OF GIACOMO LEOPARDIGIACOMO LEOPARDI
I am riveted to my chair, and my chair adheres to the ground in such a manner that no force could move us.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
He is well descended, and what is convenient for a Courtier, he adheres to the Religion which is uppermost in the State.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
Shell, rather limpet-like, with a hooked apex (whence its generic name), adheres to stones or piles in running water.
OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY
A gastronome of the old school who preserves the simple tastes and adheres to the natural diet of the pre-pork period.
THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARYAMBROSE BIERCE
But this is not the case, for he adheres firmly to his decision, and therefore his energy must remain unimpaired.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
This adheres closely to the trunk of the victim, and the two arms meet at the opposite side and blend together.
THE CRIME AGAINST EUROPEROGER CASEMENT
He was reared in the Lutheran faith and still adheres to the teachings of that church.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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