adhere to

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of adhere to

: to act in the way that is required by (something, such as a rule, belief, or promise)
  • They will adhere to the terms of the contract.
  • Certain standards must be adhered to by all members.
  • She adheres to a strict vegetarian diet.

Word by Word Definitions

adhere play
  1. : to hold fast or stick by or as if by gluing, suction, grasping, or fusing

  2. : to give support or maintain loyalty

  3. : to bind oneself to observance


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