Synonyms for adhere

Synonyms for (verb) adhere

Synonyms: adhere

Definition: follow through or carry out a plan without deviation

Usage: They adhered to their plan

Similar words: carry out, implement, go through, put through, follow out, follow through, follow up

Definition: pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue

Usage: Did he go through with the treatment?; He implemented a new economic plan; She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal


Synonyms: stick, adhere, cleave, cling, cohere

Definition: come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation

Usage: The dress clings to her body; The label stuck to the box; The sushi rice grains cohere

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet

Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point


Synonyms: stick, stick to, hold fast, bond, bind, adhere

Definition: stick to firmly

Usage: Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

Similar words: attach

Definition: become attached

Usage: The spider's thread attached to the window sill


Synonyms: stand by, stick, stick by, adhere

Definition: be loyal to

Usage: She stood by her husband in times of trouble; The friends stuck together through the war

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: adhere, stick

Definition: be a devoted follower or supporter

Usage: The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism; She sticks to her principles

Similar words: adopt, espouse, follow

Definition: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans

Usage: She followed the feminist movement; The candidate espouses Republican ideals


Synonyms: adhere

Definition: be compatible or in accordance with

Usage: You must adhere to the rules

Similar words: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check

Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Usage: The two stories don't agree in many details; The handwriting checks with the signature on the check; The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun