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  Words related to adhere

Related / Similar Words: cling, cleave, stick, cohere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick to, stand by, stick by

 

Definition:
  • follow through or carry out a plan without deviation; "They adhered to their plan";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles";
  • be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules";

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    Hyponyms: mold, conglutinate, agglutinate, bind

     

    Grouped Verbs: hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to, cling, cleave, cohere

     

    Entailments: attach

     

    Derivational Morphology: coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond, gummed label, sticker, paster, binder, binding, attachment, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing, disciple, adherent

     

    Anagrams: header, Hedera

     

     
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