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
- Sticking clinging adhering
- sticking fast
- an individual who feels and assists to distribute the doctrine of another
- Sticking; clinging; adhering.
- connected as an attribute or situation.
- Congenitally united with an organ of another type, as calyx with ovary, or stamens with petals.
- One who adheres; a person who adheres; one who follows a frontrunner, celebration, or profession; a follower, or partisan; a believer in a particular belief or chapel.
- That which adheres; an appendage.
late 14c., from Old French adherent or directly from Latin adhaerentem (nominative adhaerens), current participle of adhaerere "follow," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + haerere "to stick" (see doubt).
- "follower, associate, supporter," very early 15c., from Old French adherent or straight from Latin adhaerentem (see adherent (adj.)). Meaning "adhesive material" is from 1912.
user [of a party etc.]
(a.) Sticking; clinging; adhering.
- (a.) connected as an attribute or circumstance.
- (a.) Congenitally united with an organ of some other type, as calyx with ovary, or stamens with petals.
- (n.) Person who adheres; person who adheres; one that uses a leader, party, or profession; a follower, or partisan; a believer in a certain trust or chapel.
- (n.) That which adheres; an appendage.
He was a conservative in theology, but an enthusiastic adherent of the progressive party in politics, and sat as member for Erlangen and Furth in the Bavarian second chamber from 1863 to 1868.