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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·here v. i. [imp. & p. p. Adhered p. pr. & vb. n. Adhering ]
 1. To stick fast or cleave, as a glutinous substance does; to become joined or united; as, wax   to the finger; the lungs sometimes adhere to the pleura.
 2. To hold, be attached, or devoted; to remain fixed, either by personal union or conformity of faith, principle, or opinion; as, men adhere to a party, a cause, a leader, a church.
 3. To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree. “Nor time nor place did then adhere.”  “Every thing adheres together.”
 Syn: -- To attach; stick; cleave; cling; hold