"adhere" in the verb sense
be compatible or in accordance with
"You must adhere to the rules"
follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
"They adhered to their plan"
3. cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere
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
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 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
stick to firmly
"Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
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