verb (used without object), ad·hered, ad·her·ing.
verb (used with object), ad·hered, ad·her·ing.
Origin of adhere
Synonyms for adhere
Antonyms for adhere
Word Origin for adhere
1590s, from Middle French adhérer (15c.) or directly from Latin adhaerare "to stick to" (see adherent). Originally often of persons, "to cleave to a leader, cause, party, etc." (cf. adherent, still often used in this sense). Related: Adhered; adhering.