Origin of adherence
Examples from the Web for adherence
Some publications have claimed that Bulletproof Stockings hold women-only concerts in adherence with kol isha.The Sisterhood of Bulletproof Stockings: It’s Ladies’ Night for Hasidic Rockers|Emily Shire|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The next conference will be held in Washington, DC—not exactly a place known for its adherence to the Bible—on November 6-8, 2014.
President Obama told Ukrainians “neither the United States nor Europe are perfect in adherence to our ideals.”
Diana says my most distinctive habit is my adherence to routine.
Or maybe not: many Americans are fed up with the adherence to ideology that trumps compromise in modern-day Washington.Robert Draper Talks New Book Inside the Tea Party House|Claiborne Smith|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the main causes for defection were not in adherence to one chief or to another.Harold, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
By forcing my hand you give my adherence an air of bargain-driving for a personal end.The Convert|Elizabeth Robins
The cause, therefore, of the blessedness of the good is adherence to God.The City of God, Volume I|Aurelius Augustine
I could dare it for the sake of any friend who deserved my adherence; as you, I am sure, do.Jane Eyre|Charlotte Bronte
Tertullian's works prove that they were, on the other hand, almost too slavish in their adherence to ancient customs.
mid-15c., "attachment to a person, support," from Middle French adhérence, from Latin adhaerentia, noun of action from adhaerentem (nominative adhaerens), present participle of adhaerare (see adherent).