to stay attached; stick fast; cleave; cling (usually followed by to ): The mud adhered to his shoes.
Physics.(of two or more dissimilar substances) to be united by a molecular force acting in the area of contact.
to be devoted in support or allegiance; be attached as a follower or upholder (usually followed by to ): to adhere to a party.
to hold closely or firmly (usually followed by to ): to adhere to a plan.
Obsolete. to be consistent.
verb (used with object)
to cause to adhere; make stick: Glue will adhere the tiles to the wallboard.
Non-adheringis always a great word to know.
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the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.
a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.
a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.
a fool or simpleton; ninny.
a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.
a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.
1590s, from Fr. adherer (15c.), from L. adhaerare "to stick to" (see adherent). Originally of persons, "to cleave to a leader, cause, party, etc. (cf. adherent, still often used in this sense); of things, from 1650s.