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Synonyms for adherenceædˈhɪər əns, -ˈhɛr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attachment, adherence, adhesion(noun)

    faithful support for a cause or political party or religion

    "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive"

    Synonyms:
    affixation, adherence, bond, fastening, adhesiveness, adhesion, attachment, fond regard

  2. adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond(noun)

    the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition

    "the mutual adhesiveness of cells"; "a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion"

    Synonyms:
    bail, bond certificate, bond paper, adherence, hamper, bail bond, chemical bond, shackle, adhesiveness, attachment, adhesion, trammel, bond, alliance

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adherence

    An attachment is a feeling that binds a person by ties of heart to another person or thing; we speak of a man's adherence to his purpose, his adhesion to his party, or to anything to which he clings tenaciously, tho with no special tenderness; of his attachment to his church, to the old homestead, or to any persons or objects that he may hold dear. Affection expresses more warmth of feeling; we should not speak of a mother's attachment to her babe, but of her affection or of her devotion. Inclination expresses simply a tendency, which may be good or bad, yielded to or overcome; as, an inclination to study; an inclination to drink. Regard is more distant than affection or attachment, but closer and warmer than esteem; we speak of high esteem, kind regard. Compare ACQUAINTANCE; APPENDAGE; FRIENDSHIP; LOVE; UNION.

    Synonyms:
    adhesion, affection, attachment, devotion, esteem, esteem, estimation, friendship, inclination, love, regard, tenderness, union

    Antonyms:
    alienation, animosity, antipathy, aversion, coolness, dislike, distance, divorce, enmity, estrangement, indifference, opposition, repugnance, separation, severance

    Preposition:
    Attachment of a true man to his friends; attachment to a leader for his nobility of character; the attachments between two persons or things; attachment by muscular fibers, or by a rope, etc.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adherence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    tenacity, fixedness

  2. adherence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    attachment, constancy, fidelity, devotion, adhesion


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