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Etymology

Latin adhaerere, adhaesum; ad + haerere (to stick): compare French adhérer

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to adhere

Third person singular
adher

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to adhere (third-person singular simple present adher, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To stick fast or cleave, as a glutinous substance does; to become joined or united; as, wax to the finger; the lungs sometimes adhere to the pleura.
  2. (intransitive) To hold, be attached, or devoted; to remain fixed, either by personal union or conformity of faith, principle, or opinion; as, men adhere to a party, a cause, a leader, a church.
  3. (intransitive) To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree.

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