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ad·her·ence

 (ăd-hîr′əns, -hĕr′-)
n.
1. The process or condition of adhering.
2. Faithful attachment; devotion: "rigid adherence to ... the teachings of a single man" (Janet Reitman).

ad•her•ence

(ædˈhɪər əns, -ˈhɛr-)

n.
1. steady devotion, allegiance, or attachment.
2. the act or state of adhering.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adherence - faithful support for a cause or political party or religionadherence - faithful support for a cause or political party or religion; "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive"
support - aiding the cause or policy or interests of; "the president no longer has the support of his own party"; "they developed a scheme of mutual support"
ecclesiasticism - excessive adherence to ecclesiastical forms and activities; "their ecclesiasticism overwhelmed their religion"
cabalism, kabbalism - adherence to some extreme traditional theological concept or interpretation
royalism - adherence or attachment to a monarchy or to the principle of monarchal government
traditionalism - adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters)
2.adherence - the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different compositionadherence - the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition; "the mutual adhesiveness of cells"; "a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion"
stickiness - the property of sticking to a surface

adherence

noun obedience, agreement, respect, submission, compliance, accordance, deference, assent, observance, subservience, submissiveness, dutifulness, conformability strict adherence to the constitution and respect for our laws see adhesion

adherence

noun
The close physical union of two objects:
Translations
إلْتِصَاق، مُوَالَاه
lpěnípřilnavost
holden fastklæben
odatapadástapadás
fastheldni

adherence

[ədˈhɪərəns] N
1. (lit) → adherencia f (to a)
2. (fig) (to policy) → adhesión f; (to rule) → observancia f (to de)

adherence

[ədˈhɪərəns] n (to rule, agreement, belief)adhésion f
adherence to sth → adhésion à qch

adherence

nFesthalten nt (→ to an +dat); (to rule) → Befolgung f (→ to +gen)

adherence

[ədˈhɪərns] n adherence (to)adesione f (a)

adhere

(ədˈhiə) verb
1. (often with to) to stick (to). This tape doesn't adhere (to the floor) very well.
2. (with to) to remain loyal (to). I'm adhering to my principles.
adˈherence noun
adˈherent noun
a follower; supporter. an adherent of Marx.

adherence

adj adherencia; — to treatment adherencia al tratamiento
References in classic literature ?
It has been my aim to make the character of "Magdalen," which personifies this struggle, a pathetic character even in its perversity and its error; and I have tried hard to attain this result by the least obtrusive and the least artificial of all means -- by a resolute adherence throughout to the truth as it is in Nature.
He is never pedantic, and, for all his close adherence to broad principles, he is ready to admit that no two ships can be treated exactly alike.
All such questions as, for instance, of the cause of failure of crops, of the adherence of certain tribes to their ancient beliefs, etc.
And thus it had come about that Orlando had gone off for his month's holiday with a charming girl, who, with the cynic, will no doubt account for his stern adherence to duty; and Rosalind had gone off for hers with a pretty young man whom she'd liked well enough to go to the theatre and to supper with,--a young man who was indeed a dear friend, and a vivacious, sympathetic companion, but whom, as a substitute for Orlando, she immediately began to hate.
There never were greater hopes of uniting this people to the Church of Rome, which their adherence to the Eutichian heresy has made very difficult, than in the time of Sultan Segued, who called us into his dominions in the year 1625, from whence we were expelled in 1634.
The Lacedaemonians, to gratify their allies, and yet preserve the semblance of an adherence to their ancient institutions, had recourse to the flimsy subterfuge of investing Lysander with the real power of admiral, under the nominal title of vice-admiral.
Do you see nothing admirable in a faithful adherence to an unpopular cause?
at Newcastle, and to purchase with that gold the adherence of Monk.
conserve; de la l'incorruptible adherence de ceux qui se
In religion most of them professed adherence to the English Church (some to the Catholic), but it was a conventional adherence to an institution of the State and a badge of party allegiance, not a matter of spiritual conviction or of any really deep feeling.
Now, in conclusion, the method which teaches adherence to the true order, and an exact enumeration of all the conditions of the thing .
They must have reflected, that in all great changes of established governments, forms ought to give way to substance; that a rigid adherence in such cases to the former, would render nominal and nugatory the transcendent and precious right of the people to "abolish or alter their governments as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness,"[2] since it is impossible for the people spontaneously and universally to move in concert towards their object; and it is therefore essential that such changes be instituted by some INFORMAL AND UNAUTHORIZED PROPOSITIONS, made by some patriotic and respectable citizen or number of citizens.