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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adhere  \Ad*here"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Adhered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Adhering}.]  [L.  adhaerere  adhaesum  ad  +  haerere  to 
  stick:  cf  F.  adh['e]rer.  See  {Aghast}.] 
  1.  To  stick  fast  or  cleave,  as  a  glutinous  substance  does  to 
  become  joined  or  united;  as  wax  to  the  finger;  the  lungs 
  sometimes  adhere  to  the  pleura. 
 
  2.  To  hold  be  attached,  or  devoted;  to  remain  fixed,  either 
  by  personal  union  or  conformity  of  faith,  principle,  or 
  opinion;  as  men  adhere  to  a  party,  a  cause  a  leader,  a 
  church. 
 
  3.  To  be  consistent  or  coherent;  to  be  in  accordance;  to 
  agree.  ``Nor  time  nor  place  did  then  adhere.''  ``Every 
  thing  adheres  together.''  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  attach;  stick;  cleave;  cling;  hold 




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