Adhere

All possible synonyms of the word Adhere as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to

Definition

  • stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

Synonyms

  • adhere
  • hold fast
  • bond
  • bind
  • stick
  • stick to

Hypernyms

  • attach: become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"

Hyponyms

  • bind: form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"

Verb groups

  • 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"

Stand by, stick by, stick, adhere

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • stand by
  • stick by
  • stick
  • adhere

Hypernyms

  • be: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

Adhere, stick

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • adhere
  • stick

Hypernyms

  • adopt, follow, espouse: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"

Cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere

Definition

  • 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

  • cling
  • cleave
  • adhere
  • stick
  • cohere

Verb groups

  • adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to: stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
  • stick: fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall"

Entailment

  • attach: become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"

Hypernyms

  • touch, adjoin, meet, contact: be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"

Hyponyms

  • mold: fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
  • conglutinate: stick together; "the edges of the wound conglutinated"
  • agglutinate: clump together; as of bacteria, red blood cells, etc.

Adhere

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • adhere

Hypernyms

  • follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through: pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"

Adhere

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • adhere

Hypernyms

  • match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

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