Synonyms for adhering

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

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Définition of adhering

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 :
  • It will be noticed that Captain Eri was adhering strictly to the truth.
  • Extract from : « Cap'n Eri » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • The key had risen over the ridge which had held it, and was adhering to the knife.
  • Extract from : « The Great Drought » by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • Never be ashamed of adhering to what you know to be your duty.
  • Extract from : « Advice to a Young Man upon First Going to Oxford » by Edward Berens
  • True manliness   consists in adhering to what you think to be right.
  • Extract from : « Advice to a Young Man upon First Going to Oxford » by Edward Berens
  • By adhering to it she was simply fulfilling the contract she had entered into with him.
  • Extract from : « Mary Wollstonecraft » by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Adhering fast to the wound, it does not fall off until it has finished its work.
  • Extract from : « From Pole to Pole » by Sven Anders Hedin
  • Adhering to the faith of the Quakers, he could not but shudder at the horrors of that war.
  • Extract from : « The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917 » by Various
  • Stir frequently to prevent the macaroni from adhering to the bottom.
  • Extract from : « The Italian Cook Book » by Maria Gentile
  • Adhering to the law, they would recognize and talk about the Good only.
  • Extract from : « The Right Knock » by Helen Van-Anderson
  • Do you know the suction of clay—the weight of adhering clay to a shovel?
  • Extract from : « Child and Country » by Will Levington Comfort

Antonyms for adhering

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