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Synonyms for adhereædˈhɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adhere(verb)

    be compatible or in accordance with

    "You must adhere to the rules"

    Synonyms:
    cleave, stick to, bond, stick, cling, cohere, stick by, hold fast, stand by, bind

  2. adhere(verb)

    follow through or carry out a plan without deviation

    "They adhered to their plan"

    Synonyms:
    cleave, stick to, bond, stick, cling, cohere, stick by, hold fast, stand by, bind

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

    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"

    Synonyms:
    stand by, stupefy, stick by, baffle, stick, perplex, cleave, bond, get, mystify, flummox, cling, bind, beat, stick around, nonplus, rive, dumbfound, split, lodge, sting, hold fast, deposit, amaze, stick to, stay put, gravel, cohere, stay, hang, bewilder, wedge, vex, pose, puzzle, adhere

  4. adhere, stick(verb)

    be a devoted follower or supporter

    "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"

    Synonyms:
    get, stick, bewilder, hold fast, stay, cohere, pose, adhere, puzzle, amaze, gravel, stand by, mystify, nonplus, stick to, stick by, baffle, cling, cleave, stick around, beat, bind, flummox, wedge, dumbfound, perplex, stay put, deposit, sting, vex, lodge, stupefy, bond

  5. stand by, stick by, stick, adhere(verb)

    be loyal to

    "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"

    Synonyms:
    stand by, stupefy, stick by, baffle, stick, perplex, cleave, bond, get, mystify, flummox, cling, bind, beat, stick around, nonplus, dumbfound, cohere, lodge, sting, hold fast, stick about, deposit, amaze, stick to, stay put, gravel, stay, bewilder, wedge, vex, pose, puzzle, adhere

  6. adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to(verb)

    stick to firmly

    "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

    Synonyms:
    stand by, stupefy, stick by, baffle, attach, perplex, tie up, cleave, bond, get, mystify, bandage, flummox, cling, bind, cohere, truss, stick around, constipate, nonplus, beat, draw together, stick, dumbfound, adhere, follow, obligate, lodge, sting, hold fast, tie, oblige, deposit, amaze, tie down, stick to, stay put, gravel, stay, bewilder, wedge, vex, pose, stick with, hold, puzzle, bring together

Wiktionary

  1. adhere(verb)

    Antonyms:
    cleave

  2. adhere(verb)

    To stick fast or cleave, as a glutinous substance does; to become joined or united; as, wax to the finger; the lungs sometimes adhere to the pleura.

    Antonyms:
    cleave

  3. adhere(verb)

    To hold, be attached, or devoted; to remain fixed, either by personal union or conformity of faith, principle, or opinion; as, men adhere to a party, a cause, a leader, a church.

    Antonyms:
    cleave

  4. adhere(verb)

    To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree.

    Antonyms:
    cleave

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adhere

    Synonyms:
    abide, hold fast, persist, stand fast, stay, stick

    Antonyms:
    fluctuate, hesitate, oscillate, swerve, undulate, vacillate, vary, veer, waver

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adhere(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    stick, cling, cleave, hold, cohere, take hold, be firmly fixed

  2. adhere(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be faithful, be devoted, be attached, stand by, be true

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

accede, comply, join, conform, stick, acceding, abide, subscribe, respect, observe, adheres, follow, meet

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ADHERE

    Synonyms:
    Acute Decompensated Heart Failure National Registry


Translations for adhere

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تقيدArabic
  • прилепвам, прилепвам се, съблюдавам, оставам верен, спазвамBulgarian
  • adherirCatalan, Valencian
  • overholdeDanish
  • festhalten, kleben, halten, befolgenGerman
  • adherirse, adherir, pegarse, cumplirSpanish
  • پایبندPersian
  • kiinnittyä, tarttua, noudattaaFinnish
  • adhérerFrench
  • adherirGalician
  • melekatIndonesian
  • aderireItalian
  • 付く, くっ付くJapanese
  • plakken, vasthouden, samenhangen, kleven, aanhangenDutch
  • aderirPortuguese
  • прилипать, соблюдать, прилипнуть, придерживаться, приклеиваться, оставаться верным, приклеиться, придерRussian
  • hålla fast, hålla, fästaSwedish
  • கடைபிடிக்கின்றனTamil
  • 附著Chinese

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