Adherent is defined as a person who follows something or someone, like an cause or a strong leader.(noun)
An example of adherent is a military officer who follows a code of conduct.
The definition of adherent is an item or entity that sticks to something, either literally or figuratively.(adjective)
See adherent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < L adhaerens, prp. of adhaerere: see adhere
See adherent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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