[ UK /ɐdhˈi‍əɹəns/ ]
[ US /ədˈhɪɹəns/ ]
  1. faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
    the adhesion of Seville was decisive
    adherence to a fat-free diet
    attachment to a formal agenda
  2. the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
    a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion
    the mutual adhesiveness of cells
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How To Use adherence In A Sentence

  • 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.
  • The flaw in this style is it's concentricity, which will no longer convince growing adherence by new audiences - since increased accessibility to information has changed the rules of argumentation. Come Here Said the Spider to the Fly
  • Emphasis should be placed on strict adherence to a policy of changing into protective clothing before conducting a post-mortem examination.
  • Further, Mr. Grote supposes, not that (Greek) means ‘revolving,’ or that this is the sense in which Aristotle understood the word, but that the rotation of the earth is necessarily implied in its adherence to the cosmical axis. Timaeus
  • This cult of personality has little or no interest in gauging principles; it is rooted in a nearly religious adherence to a personality. Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:
  • He was well known for his adherence to the rules.
  • On divorce, contraception, abortion and homosexuality, he was unyielding in his adherence to doctrine.
  • But the WEA leadership, uncomfortable with political comment, preferred a blanket adherence to official neutralism, exacerbating strained relations with their energetic editor, William Emrys Williams.
  • peoplehood" than adherence to a body of doctrines. Chicago Reader
  • The provincial governments are not far behind in their slavish adherence to the OECD's dictums on how to run your government.
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