Adherent

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

Adherent

Definition

  • sticking fast

Synonyms

  • adherent

Similar to

  • adhesive: tending to adhere

Disciple, adherent

Definition

  • someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another

Synonyms

  • disciple
  • adherent

Hypernyms

  • follower: a person who accepts the leadership of another

Hyponyms

  • Zen Buddhist: an adherent of the doctrines of Zen Buddhism
  • Mahayanist: an adherent of Mahayana Buddhism
  • Hinayanist: an adherent of Hinayana Buddhism
  • Lamaist: (Buddhism) an adherent of Lamaism
  • Tantrist: an adherent of Tantrism
  • Jainist: a believer in Jainism
  • Shintoist: a believer in Shintoism
  • Rastafarian, Rasta: follower of Rastafarianism
  • Mithraist: adherent of Mithraism
  • Zoroastrian: follower of Zoroaster and Zoroastrianism
  • absolutist: one who advocates absolutism
  • amoralist: someone who adheres to the doctrine that ordinary moral distinctions are invalid
  • animist: one who accepts the doctrine of animism
  • antinomian: a follower of the doctrine of antinomianism
  • Apostle: (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
  • Aristotelian, Aristotelean, Peripatetic: a follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism
  • Bahai: a teacher of or believer in Bahaism
  • Taoist, Tao: an adherent of any branch of Taoism
  • clericalist: one who advocates clericalism
  • Donatist: an adherent of Donatism
  • Druze, Druse: an adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of God; "a Druze is permitted to conform outwardly to the faith of the unbelievers among whom he lives"
  • dualist: an adherent of dualism
  • Hussite: an adherent of the religious reforms of John Huss
  • Ismaili, Ismailian: an adherent of Ismailism; a member of the Ismaili branch of Shiism
  • Lutheran: follower of Lutheranism
  • Mahdist: an adherent of Mahdism
  • Manichaean, Manichean, Manichee: an adherent of Manichaeism
  • Monophysite: an adherent of Monophysitism
  • Neoplatonist: an adherent of Neoplatonism
  • Satanist, diabolist: an adherent of Satan or Satanism
  • Sikh: an adherent of Sikhism
  • Socinian: an adherent of the teachings of Socinus; a Christian who rejects the divinity of Christ and the Trinity and original sin; influenced the development of Unitarian theology
  • totalitarian: an adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government
  • Unitarian: adherent of Unitarianism
  • Trinitarian: adherent of Trinitarianism
  • Arminian: adherent of Arminianism
  • votary: a devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause or person or activity; "the cultured votary of science"

Instance hyponyms

  • Baruch: a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah

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