Make like the legendary Kitty Carlisle Hart, who adhered to a daily ritual.
He added that last year, crunch year, had not adhered to this pattern.
I wondered if they had known about the worshipful attitude that once adhered to men like themselves, and mourned its absence.
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.