Synonyms for adhesion

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-hee-zhuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈhi ʒən

Définition of adhesion

Origin :
  • 1620s, from French adhésion or directly from Latin adhaesionem (nominative adhaesio) "a sticking to," noun of action from past participle stem of adhaerare (see adherent).
  • Adhesion is generally used in the material, and adherence in the metaphysical sense. [Johnson]
  • noun holding fast
Example sentences :
  • So to a man they gave in their adhesion in that quarter of the country.
  • Extract from : « Anabasis » by Xenophon
  • The pleura and diaphragm also showed a good deal of disease and some adhesion.
  • Extract from : « Cattle and Their Diseases » by Robert Jennings
  • The adhesion of Richelieu and the advocacy of Chapelain insured their triumph.
  • Extract from : « A History of French Literature » by Edward Dowden
  • With the adhesion of New York all serious anxiety came to an end.
  • Extract from : « The Critical Period of American History » by John Fiske
  • It is the adhesion of woman to this view of the case which puzzles us a little at first.
  • Extract from : « Modern Women and What is Said of Them » by Anonymous
  • The protocol was converted into a treaty by the adhesion of Belgium on November 15.
  • Extract from : « The Political History of England - Vol XI » by George Brodrick
  • In other instances it is due to an adhesion of the pedicel to the side of the fruit.
  • Extract from : « Vegetable Teratology » by Maxwell T. Masters
  • Upon the establishment of the Empire he gave his adhesion to Napoleon.
  • Extract from : « Louis Philippe » by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • And no doubt up to this point he gave his adhesion to the words of the preacher.
  • Extract from : « Royal Edinburgh » by Margaret Oliphant
  • The attendant judges, each in his place, now added their adhesion.
  • Extract from : « Jeanne d'Arc » by Mrs.(Margaret) Oliphant

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