- An example of adherence is when a picture with two-sided tape sticks to the wall.
- An example of adherence is when you continue to believe something even when others argue and tell you that you are wrong.
The definition of adherence is the act of sticking to something, figuratively or literally.
the act of adhering; specif., attachment (to a person, cause, etc.); devotion and support
- The process or condition of adhering.
- Faithful attachment; devotion: “rigid adherence to &ellipsis; the teachings of a single man” (Janet Reitman).
(countable and uncountable, plural adherences)
OriginSee also: adhérence
From Middle French adhérence, from Latin adhærentia