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Overview of verb adhere

The verb adhere has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (5) adhere

(be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules")

2. (3) adhere

(follow through or carry out a plan without deviation; "They adhered to their plan")

3. (1) cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere

(come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere")

4. adhere, stick

(be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles")

5. stand by, stick by, stick, adhere

(be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war")

6. adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to

(stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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