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Candice Bergen

Meaning of "adhere" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ADHERE

Via Medieval Latin adhērēre from Latin adhaerēre to stick to.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ADHERE

adhere  [ədˈhɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ADHERE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Adhere is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb adhere in English.

WHAT DOES ADHERE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of adhere in the English dictionary

The first definition of adhere in the dictionary is to stick or hold fast. Other definition of adhere is to be devoted ; be a follower. Adhere is also to follow closely or exactly.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ADHERE

PRESENT

Present
I adhere
you adhere
he/she/it adheres
we adhere
you adhere
they adhere
Present continuous
I am adhering
you are adhering
he/she/it is adhering
we are adhering
you are adhering
they are adhering
Present perfect
I have adhered
you have adhered
he/she/it has adhered
we have adhered
you have adhered
they have adhered
Present perfect continuous
I have been adhering
you have been adhering
he/she/it has been adhering
we have been adhering
you have been adhering
they have been adhering
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I adhered
you adhered
he/she/it adhered
we adhered
you adhered
they adhered
Past continuous
I was adhering
you were adhering
he/she/it was adhering
we were adhering
you were adhering
they were adhering
Past perfect
I had adhered
you had adhered
he/she/it had adhered
we had adhered
you had adhered
they had adhered
Past perfect continuous
I had been adhering
you had been adhering
he/she/it had been adhering
we had been adhering
you had been adhering
they had been adhering
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will adhere
you will adhere
he/she/it will adhere
we will adhere
you will adhere
they will adhere
Future continuous
I will be adhering
you will be adhering
he/she/it will be adhering
we will be adhering
you will be adhering
they will be adhering
Future perfect
I will have adhered
you will have adhered
he/she/it will have adhered
we will have adhered
you will have adhered
they will have adhered
Future perfect continuous
I will have been adhering
you will have been adhering
he/she/it will have been adhering
we will have been adhering
you will have been adhering
they will have been adhering
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would adhere
you would adhere
he/she/it would adhere
we would adhere
you would adhere
they would adhere
Conditional continuous
I would be adhering
you would be adhering
he/she/it would be adhering
we would be adhering
you would be adhering
they would be adhering
Conditional perfect
I would have adhere
you would have adhere
he/she/it would have adhere
we would have adhere
you would have adhere
they would have adhere
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been adhering
you would have been adhering
he/she/it would have been adhering
we would have been adhering
you would have been adhering
they would have been adhering
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you adhere
we let´s adhere
you adhere
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to adhere
Past participle
adhered
Present Participle
adhering
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ADHERE


cohere
kəʊˈhɪə
coinhere
ˌkəʊɪnˈhɪə
hear
hɪə
here
hɪə
inhere
ɪnˈhɪə
Manhire
ˈmænhɪə
menhir
ˈmɛnhɪə
mishear
ˌmɪsˈhɪə
outhear
ˌaʊtˈhɪə
overhear
ˌəʊvəˈhɪə
rehear
riːˈhɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ADHERE

adhan
adharma
ADHD
adherable
adherence
adherend
adherent
adherently
adherer
adhesion
adhesional
adhesive
adhesive binding
adhesive tape
adhesively
adhesiveness
adhibit
adhibition
adhocracy

WORDS THAT END LIKE ADHERE

all there
anywhere
atmosphere
biosphere
blogosphere
elsewhere
everywhere
hemisphere
here and there
look here
middle of nowhere
nowhere
out there
so there
somewhere
sphere
stratosphere
there
this here
where

Synonyms and antonyms of adhere in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «adhere» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ADHERE

Find out the translation of adhere to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of adhere from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «adhere» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

遵守
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

adherirse
570 millions of speakers

English

adhere
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पालन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الالتزام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

придерживаться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aderir
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেনে চলে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

adhérer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mematuhi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

befolgen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

厳守する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

준수하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Adhere
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tham gia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடைபிடிக்கின்றன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पालन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yapışmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

attenersi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przylegają
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дотримуватися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

adera
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τηρούν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voldoen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vidhäfta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

holde
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of adhere

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ADHERE»

The term «adhere» is very widely used and occupies the 15.985 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ADHERE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «adhere» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «adhere» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about adhere

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10 QUOTES WITH «ADHERE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word adhere.
1
Mahmoud Abbas
The PLO and the Palestinian people adhere to the renouncement of violence and rejection and condemning of terrorism in all its forms, especially State terrorism, and adhere to all agreements signed between the Palestine Liberation Organization and Israel.
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Elliott Abrams
In Iran, there is no freedom of the press, no freedom of speech, no independent judiciary, no free elections. There is no freedom of religion - not even for Shiites, who are forced by Iran's theocracy to adhere to one narrow set of official rules.
3
Richard Armitage
Iran has interest in seeing that the Shia population of Iraq basically adhere to a line that comes from Iran.
4
Richard Attias
Even an unsuccessful Olympic bid can be the source of change within a city if organizers adhere to their vision.
5
Candice Bergen
I admit that Post-it note sheets that adhere to virtually any surface are now my substitute of choice for retention.
6
Robert Bork
Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature, and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia, that we must ask that our judges adhere.
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John Burns
I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal.
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Brandi Carlile
I've read and heard that some of the most inspiring vocal interpreters adhere habitually to one rule: Always think the lyrics as you're singing them, so that the sentiment is always appropriate and heartfelt.
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Kenneth Chenault
There was a strong focus on performance and respect for people. And one of the points that my father always made was that with all the challenges and obstacles and barriers, the one thing you can control is your performance. And that is one thing I have tried to adhere to throughout my career.
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Henry Cuellar
We can adhere to the Henry Hyde amendment by saying that no federal funds will be used for abortions. And that's the bottom line for me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ADHERE»

Discover the use of adhere in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to adhere and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Federal Judiciary: Reviews Of Court Operations Should Adhere ...
Claims. The FY Ô96 budget is $3.3 billion, & it employs 28,000 persons. This report reviews the internal oversight of admin. operations within the Fed. judiciary, including those of local courts. Examines how the Admin.
DIANE Publishing Company, 1996
2
Do Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Affiliate Providers ...
A "one-time" survey with 34 questions was created using subject matter experts and deployed over the Internet as a Web-based survey.
David Allen Sharar, 2008
3
Cricut Expression: A Comprehensive Guide to Creating with ...
Adhere patterned paper to block 4. 1. Add glossy accents to the red “kiss” die cut. 2. Adhere heart3 die cut to center of the patterned paper for block 4. 2. Sprinkle glitter on the heart above the “i” on the red “kiss” die cut. 3. Use red glitter glue to  ...
Cathie Rigby, 2012
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Card Sketches for Paper Crafters
2 Adhere cardstock strip; affix stickers to spell “Cheese...”. 3 Tie on twine; thread button with twine and adhere. 4 Die-cut mouse from cardstock; adhere patterned paper to ears. 5 Stamp & on cardstock; affix stickers to spell “Thank you”. Adhere.
Paper Crafts Magazine, 2012
5
In Love with Paper Crafts
INVITATION Adhere all accents with foam tape. 1 Cut patterned paper slightly smaller than card front; round corners, distress edges, and adhere. 2 Thread tag on ribbon and tie around card. Adhere tag. 3 Cut panel from patterned paper.
Leisure Arts, 2011
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The Big Book of Holiday Paper Crafts
2 Cut border strips from patterned paper; adhere. Note: Bend edge up for dimension. Trim card front to match border. 3 Pleat patterned paper strip; gather in circle and attach brad. 4 Die-cut and emboss oval from cardstock; ink edges. Cut stem ...
Crafts Media LLC, Paper Crafts Editors, 2011
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Nations in Transit 2004: Democratization in East Central ...
RATING POLICY CRITERIA PRACTICE CRITERIA 1 Existence of policies that Existence of best practices adhere to basic human rights that adhere to basic human standards, democratic rights standards, democratic norms, and the rule oflaw.
Freedom House, 2004
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Sparkletastic: 50 Dazzling Jewelry and Fashion Projects for ...
Cut paper and adhere to box what you will need SPARKLIES, ETC. forest green felt acid. 1. Create template Place the lunchbox on top of a blank piece of paper and trace around it with a pen, angling the pen out slightly while you trace to ...
Margot Potter, 2007
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The Best of Stamp It! Cards
Paper Crafts. congratulations 6 Cut cardstock strip. Punch bottom edge; trim left and right sides into flag points. Bend ends and adhere. 7 Stamp sentiment on cardstock and trim. Tie ribbon bow and tie twine through button. Adhere bow ...
Paper Crafts, 2011
10
Paper Crafts Magazine and Stamp It!: The Ultimate Paper ...
Wrap and adhere edges to back. Note: Make sure stripes on each frame are aligned for a professional appearance. 2 Cut three pieces cream cardstock to 6" x 8" and adhere to backs for finished look. 3 Gently age bows and ribbon corners, ...
Leisure Arts, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ADHERE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term adhere is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Mexican Elites Secretly Agree With Donald Trump
There is prejudice and discrimination, pecking orders to which one must adhere. And those who leave the country are often ignored and ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
2
Buhari will adhere to rule of law, says Onu
A NATIONAL leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that the Muhammadu Buhari-led ... «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
3
We should not adhere to rigidity for the sake of it
Much is being said in the news about the apparent breaches to the APNU-AFC Cummingsburg Accord. The critics are quick to point out that the ... «Stabroek News, Jul 15»
4
Port Aransas reminds holiday visitors to adhere to golf cart rules
Ahead of the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend, Port Aransas is reminding holiday visitors to adhere to golf cart rules, specifically those ... «KRIS Corpus Christi News, Jul 15»
5
Some still just say 'no' as Alabama tries to adhere to same-sex ruling
Five days after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling on same-sex marriage, a federal judge for the Southern District of Alabama on ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Legacy told to adhere to building laws
BENGALURU: As part of their final report, TAC experts directed the Legacy Group to adhere to building by-laws before carrying out further ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
7
Most bike riders adhere to rules on day one in Tiruvannamalai
Most of the bike riders were seen wearing helmet in Vellore and Tiruvannamalai on July 1 the date from which wearing helmet should be made ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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Be careful to adhere to best practices when approving advisory …
The enforcement action signals that the SEC will take it seriously when fund advisers and independent directors fail to adhere to best practices ... «Lexology, Jul 15»
9
Transport Minister urges hackney taxis to adhere to law until amended
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Transport Minister Dr Omar Davies is urging hackney carriage operators to adhere to the existing law and condition of ... «Jamaica Observer, Jun 15»
10
Adhere to the law, police urge public
PEOPLE in the North have been urged to adhere to the law during this long weekend. Divisional police commander Senior Superintendent ... «Fiji Times, Jun 15»

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