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1. adhere

verb. ['ədˈhɪr'] be compatible or in accordance with.

Synonyms

  • match
  • jibe
  • check
  • agree
  • fit
  • gibe
  • correspond

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • give
  • secured bond
  • unsecured bond

Etymology

  • adhaerere (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word adhere


1. Adverb
Remember to allow the paint to dry completely before applying the paper liner so it will adhere well.

2. Verb, base form
Press it down with your hands to adhere it to the tacky surface of the cutting mat.

Quotes containing the word adhere


1. These rules may seem simple enough, but it will require great morale and physical courage to adhere to them. But if carried out in the strict sense of the word it will surely lead to a greater success than could otherwise be attained.
- Major Taylor

2. Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is to sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid and abet. That would mean that security is out of the question. The words "make"and "stay"become inappropriate. My love for you has no strings attached. I love you for free.
- Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker

3. I cannot choose but adhere to the word of God, which has possession of my conscience; nor can I possibly, nor will I even make any recantation, since it is neither safe nor honest to act contrary to conscience! Here I stand; I cannot do otherwise, so help me God! Amen.
- Martin Luther

2. adhere

verb. ['ədˈhɪr'] follow through or carry out a plan without deviation.

Synonyms

  • implement
  • go through
  • carry out
  • follow up
  • follow through
  • put through

Antonyms

  • indispose
  • stay
  • nonadhesive
  • unstrap

Etymology

  • adhaerere (Latin)

3. adhere

verb. ['ədˈhɪr'] come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation.

Synonyms

  • agglutinate
  • bind
  • adjoin
  • stick
  • contact
  • attach
  • cohere
  • bond
  • hold fast
  • cling
  • cleave
  • meet
  • touch
  • stick to
  • conglutinate

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • unbind

Etymology

  • adhaerere (Latin)

4. adhere

verb. ['ədˈhɪr'] be loyal to.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • stick by
  • stand by

Antonyms

  • move
  • foul ball
  • disconnectedness
  • disconnect

Etymology

  • adhaerere (Latin)

5. adhere

verb. ['ədˈhɪr'] stick to firmly.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • attach
  • cohere
  • bond
  • hold fast
  • cling
  • cleave
  • stick to

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • diverge
  • take away
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • adhaerere (Latin)

6. adhere

verb. ['ədˈhɪr'] be a devoted follower or supporter.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • follow
  • espouse

Antonyms

  • unharness
  • uncouple
  • unclip
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • adhaerere (Latin)
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