verb (used without object), ad·hered, ad·her·ing.
verb (used with object), ad·hered, ad·her·ing.
Origin of adhere
Examples from the Web for adhering
Ben is not Orthodox or particularly committed to adhering to traditional Jewish laws.
Place a pastry circle over each bowl, adhering it with the egg wash.
To be sure, the trade-off for adhering to Chinese restrictions is a lucrative market of professionals.LinkedIn Accidently Censors Tiananmen Square Content|Tim Mak|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What could audiences possibly gain from watching Hollywood personnel go through the motions of adhering to an Asian precursor?
They were adhering to a code of silence that had seemingly been reinforced by the institution.
Our connexion with each other as men of letters, is greater than our difference as adhering to different sects or systems.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume I (of 2)|John Hill Burton
The key had risen over the ridge which had held it, and was adhering to the knife.The Great Drought|Sterner St. Paul Meek
The young Polypes formed by budding are represented in the figure, adhering to the base of the parent.An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope|John William Griffith
Wheat and Rye will grow up, if after they have shot some tender roots, the adhering pulp be taken from them.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne|Thomas Browne
This skin is even now adhering to the nymph by a few tracheal filaments.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles|Jean Henri Fabre
British Dictionary definitions for adhering
Word Origin for adhere
Word Origin and History for adhering
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.