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adhere


ad·here  (d-hîr)
v. ad·hered, ad·her·ing, ad·heres
v.intr.
1. To stick fast by or as if by suction or glue.
2. To remain devoted to or be in support of something: adhered to her beliefs.
3. To carry out a plan, scheme, or operation without deviation: We will adhere to our plan.
v.tr.
To cause to adhere; make stick.

[French adhérer, from Latin adhaerre, to stick to : ad-, ad- + haerre, to stick.]


adhere  /dhr/  v. [I] -hered, -hering, -heres 1 to hold, stick to a surface: That glue does not adhere to the wall. 2 to obey, pay attention to: Car drivers must adhere to the rules of driving or be punished. -n. adhesion /dhin/. adhere

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