English noun: adherence
|1.||adherence (act) faithful support for a cause or political party or religion|
|Samples||Attachment to a formal agenda.|
Adherence to a fat-free diet.
The adhesion of Seville was decisive.
|Narrower (hyponym)||cabalism, ecclesiasticism, kabbalism, royalism, traditionalism|
|2.||adherence (attribute) the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition|
|Samples||The mutual adhesiveness of cells.|
A heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion.
|Synonyms||adhesion, adhesiveness, bond|