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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·her·ent /ædˈhɪrənt, əd-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·her·ent a.
 1. Sticking; clinging; adhering.
 2. Attached as an attribute or circumstance.
 3. Bot. Congenitally united with an organ of another kind, as calyx with ovary, or stamens with petals.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·her·ent, n.
 1. One who adheres; one who adheres; one who follows a leader, party, or profession; a follower, or partisan; a believer in a particular faith or church.
 2. That which adheres; an appendage. [R.]
 Syn: -- Follower; partisan; upholder; disciple; supporter; dependent; ally; backer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : sticking fast
      n : someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of
          another [syn: disciple]