Complete Definition of "adhere"

English

Etymology
L. adhaerere, adhaesum; ad + haerere to stick: cf. F. adhérer

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /ædˈhiɹ/
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Verb
en-verb|adher|ing

  1. intransitive To stick fast or cleave#etymology 2 |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.

Translations
trans-top|To stick fast or cleave
Finnish: kiinnittyä, tarttua
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trans-top|To hold, be attached, or devoted
Finnish: pitää kiinni
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trans-top|To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree
Finnish: noudattaa, pitää kiinni
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ttbc|Korean: 붙어있다
ttbc|Ido: adherar
ttbc|Novial: adhere
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ttbc|Turkish: yapışmak
ttbc|Bahasa Indonesia: melekat

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