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