- To stick fast to a surface or object.
- To remain loyal or faithful to something.
Late 16th century (in the sense "stick fast to, cleave to"): from latin adhaerere, from ad- "to" + haerere "stick".
- The label adheres to the bottle.
- The tape adheres to the wall.
- The members adhere to the party's principles.
- The company adheres to the code of ethics.
- The team adheres to the coach's strategy.