Synonyms for adhere

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ad-heer
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈhɪər

Top 10 synonyms for adhere Other synonyms for the word adhere

Définition of adhere

Origin :
  • 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.
  • verb conform to or follow rules exactly
  • verb stick or become stuck to, either physically or mentally
Example sentences :
  • After much exercitation the Germans determined to adhere to the offensive.
  • Extract from : « Camps, Quarters and Casual Places » by Archibald Forbes
  • Mdango was informed that we should adhere to our original purpose.
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
  • Put the saucepan in a bain-marie, and stir so that the eggs may not adhere.
  • Extract from : « The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste: » by Mrs. W. G. Waters
  • If it be not done very lightly, the dirt will adhere to the paper; but if properly attended to, the paper will look fresh and new.
  • Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
  • Awashonks was very evidently inclined to adhere to the English.
  • Extract from : « King Philip » by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • But I intend, monsieur, to adhere rigidly to the letter of these commands.
  • Extract from : « St. Martin's Summer » by Rafael Sabatini
  • “Gubb is the name I adhere to when not deteckating,” said Mr. Gubb kindly.
  • Extract from : « Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective » by Ellis Parker Butler
  • I only claim that you should adhere to what you have said already.
  • Extract from : « The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • It must neither be thick, nor hard, nor adhere firmly to the muscles.
  • Extract from : « Cattle and Their Diseases » by Robert Jennings
  • It requires care in its application, in order to make it adhere firmly.
  • Extract from : « Cattle and Their Diseases » by Robert Jennings

Antonyms for adhere

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019