[ UK /ɐdhˈiə/ ]
[ US /ədˈhɪɹ/ ]
[ US /ədˈhɪɹ/ ]
be compatible or in accordance with
You must adhere to the rules
be a devoted follower or supporter
She sticks to her principles
The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism
come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
The dress clings to her body
The sushi rice grains cohere
The label stuck to the box
stick to firmly
Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?
be loyal to
She stood by her husband in times of trouble
The friends stuck together through the war
follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
They adhered to their plan
How To Use adhere In A Sentence
- People in no way adhere to regular social conventions online. Times, Sunday Times
- Not only by the immense number of adherents that were won to his views during his lifetime, but also by the literary productions he left behind him, Tsong K'aba's influence has been great during the last five centuries of Tibetan history. With the Tibetans in Tent and Temple: Narrative of Four Years' Residence on the Tibetan Borders, and of a Journey into the Far Interior
- Among the first generation, family relations adhered rather closely to the traditional Bulgarian model.
- Despite first appearances, it adheres closely to Shakespeare's play.
- The mud adhered to her shoes.
- Acute cholecystitis may cause the gall bladder to adhere to the adjacent jejunum or duodenum.
- Tough as steel in his adherence to principle, resilient, placable, self-less and generous beyond the dictates of fashion, steadfast in friendship, but not at the price of reason, he strides the world of mathematics a happy warrior.
- He adheres to a self-styled"hacker ethic, "which justified any computer intrusion as long as the motive is pure.
- He further concluded that these cadaverous particles could adhere to the hands of physicians and thus be transferred to the women, thereby transmitting puerperal fever.