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Meaning of adhere

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to
           the rules"
      2: follow through or carry out a plan without deviation; "They
         adhered to their plan"
      3: 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" [syn:
         {cling}, {cleave}, {adhere}, {stick}, {cohere}]
      4: be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this
         village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her
         principles" [syn: {adhere}, {stick}]
      5: be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble";
         "The friends stuck together through the war" [syn: {stand
         by}, {stick by}, {stick}, {adhere}]
      6: stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
         [syn: {adhere}, {hold fast}, {bond}, {bind}, {stick}, {stick

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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