adhere to


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1. follow, keep, maintain, respect, observe, be true, fulfil, obey, heed, keep to, abide by, be loyal, mind, be constant, be faithful All members adhere to a strict code of practice.
2. be faithful, follow, support, respect, observe, be true, obey, be devoted, be attached, keep to, be loyal He urged them to adhere to the values of Islam.
3. stick to, attach to, cling to, unite to, glue to, fix to, fasten to, hold fast to, paste to, cement to, cleave to, glue on to, stick fast to, cohere to Small particles adhere to the seed.
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vi +prep obj (= support, be faithful)bleiben bei; plan, belief, principle, determination alsofesthalten an (+dat); rulesich halten an (+acc)
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These insects adhere to one another sometimes for several leagues.
But you are doubtless quite right to adhere to him; indubitably, he adhered to you.
For generations they have not numbered more than one or two hundred, but they still adhere to their ancient faith and maintain their ancient rites and ceremonies.
What can be more remarkable tha to see a plant-like body producing an egg, capable of swimming about and of choosing a proper place to adhere to which then sprouts into branches, each crowded with innumerable distinct animals, often of complicated organizations The branches, moreover, as we have just seen, sometime possess organs capable of movement and independent of th polypi.
However, many of the most learned and wise adhere to the new scheme of expressing themselves by things; which has only this inconvenience attending it, that if a man's business be very great, and of various kinds, he must be obliged, in proportion, to carry a greater bundle of things upon his back, unless he can afford one or two strong servants to attend him.
But if we are unwilling to be placed in this perilous situation; if we still will adhere to the design of a national government, or, which is the same thing, of a superintending power, under the direction of a common council, we must resolve to incorporate into our plan those ingredients which may be considered as forming the characteristic difference between a league and a government; we must extend the authority of the Union to the persons of the citizens, -- the only proper objects of government.
But it was not sufficient," say the adversaries of the proposed Constitution, "for the convention to adhere to the republican form.
the final recipients of the supplies covered by this framework agreement and the contracts concluded derivatives thereof are local entities of the province adhered to the central contracting and derivative contracts awarded its first energy framework agreement and 2013-1014 burgos provincial council itself and the entities that during the term hereof adhere to the agreement, as well as instrumental bodies and dependents of those recipients if the states adhering to the central societies.
AT the Sunday People, our journalists adhere to the Editors' Code of Practice, which is enforced by the Press Complaints Commission.
lt;p>The minister said Morocco considers nuclear proliferation and terrorism as a "real threat" to world peace and stability, adding that the international community should adhere to an action plan adopted by the Washington summit.
President Mahmoud Abbas described Friday the Quartet statement that urged the government of Israel to freeze all settlement activity, including natural growth, dismantle outposts erected since March 2001 and to refrain from demolitions and evictions in East Jerusalem, as very important In a statement the President said, the Quartet statement is very important, but Israel has to adhere to it, to pave the way of relaunching the peace process.
Nutritionists then saw those women at least four times per year and encouraged them to adhere to the regimen.