Synonyms of adhere


1. adhere, match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree

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

2. adhere, follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through

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

3. cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere, touch, adjoin, meet, contact

usage: 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"

4. adhere, stick, adopt, follow, espouse

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

5. stand by, stick by, stick, adhere, be

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

6. adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to, attach

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

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Definition and meaning of adhere (Dictionary)