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English verb: adhere

1. adhere (stative) be compatible or in accordance with


SamplesYou must adhere to the rules.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

2. adhere (change) follow through or carry out a plan without deviation


SamplesThey adhered to their plan.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)carry out, follow out, follow through, follow up, go through, implement, put through

3. adhere (contact) come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation


SamplesThe dress clings to her body.
The label stuck to the box.
The sushi rice grains cohere.


Synonymscleave, cling, cohere, stick


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)adjoin, contact, meet, touch


Narrower (hyponym)agglutinate, conglutinate, mold


Entailattach


Verb groupadhere, bind, bond, hold fast, stick, stick, stick to

4. adhere (stative) be a devoted follower or supporter


SamplesThe residents of this village adhered to Catholicism.
She sticks to her principles.


Synonymsstick


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)adopt, espouse, follow

5. adhere (stative) be loyal to


SamplesShe stood by her husband in times of trouble.
The friends stuck together through the war.


Synonymsstand by, stick, stick by


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)be

6. adhere (contact) stick to firmly


SamplesWill this wallpaper adhere to the wall?.


Synonymsbind, bond, hold fast, stick, stick to


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)attach


Narrower (hyponym)bind


Verb groupadhere, cleave, cling, cohere, stick









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