Synonyms for adherent

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-heer-uhnt, -her-
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr-

Définition of adherent

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French adherent or directly from Latin adhaerentem (nominative adhaerens), present participle of adhaerere "stick to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + haerere "to stick" (see hesitation).
  • noun supporter or follower
Example sentences :
  • She was the partisan on Tom's side, the adherent on her father's.
  • Extract from : « Southern Lights and Shadows » by Various
  • No adherent of the doctrine of necessity in morals can justify that attitude.
  • Extract from : « Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle » by H. N. Brailsford
  • The veil is absent, or, if present, it is downy and adherent to the margin of the cap.
  • Extract from : « The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise » by M. E. Hard
  • As she departed she turned and cast a black look at the Adherent.
  • Extract from : « John Gayther's Garden and the Stories Told Therein » by Frank R. Stockton
  • If large, and specially if adherent, the neck alone should be cleared.
  • Extract from : « A Manual of the Operations of Surgery » by Joseph Bell
  • Flame the plugs and see that they are not adherent to the lips of the tubes.
  • Extract from : « The Elements of Bacteriological Technique » by John William Henry Eyre
  • Of my ever being an adherent of the Stuart family, I have no fears.
  • Extract from : « Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17 » by Alexander Leighton
  • The instinctive sign is adherent, the intelligent sign is mobile.
  • Extract from : « Creative Evolution » by Henri Bergson
  • One of the sepals in this flower was adherent to one of the lateral petals.
  • Extract from : « Vegetable Teratology » by Maxwell T. Masters
  • Consequently, one who was an adherent of the doctrine of Descent was also a Darwinian.
  • Extract from : « At the Deathbed of Darwinism » by Eberhard Dennert

Antonyms for adherent

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