Adherent (noun)

  1. A person who supports a particular party, belief, or person.
  2. A person who follows the teachings or methods of a particular individual or group.

Origin:

From latin adhærere, meaning "to stick to".

Examples:

  1. The church had a small but devoted group of adherents.
  2. He became an adherent of the socialist movement.
  3. The new political party quickly gained a large number of adherents.
  4. He was an adherent of the spiritual leader's teachings.
  5. Adherents of the movement gathered for a rally in the city center.
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