Adherent definition

ăd-hîrənt, -hĕr-
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A supporter, as of a cause or individual.

A vote that pleased adherents of education reform.

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Sticking or holding fast.
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Adhesive, sticking to something.

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Having the quality of clinging or sticking fast to something.
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Sticking fast; attached.
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The definition of adherent is an item or entity that sticks to something, either literally or figuratively.

An example of something that is adherent is double sided tape.

An example of someone who is adherent is a person who does what he promised to do in a contract he signed.

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Adherent is defined as a person who follows something or someone, like an cause or a strong leader.

An example of adherent is a military officer who follows a code of conduct.

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(botany) Joined but not united. Used of dissimilar parts or organs.
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(bot.) Grown together; adnate.
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A supporter or follower (of a person, cause, etc.)
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(botany) Attaching or pressing against a different organ.
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A person who has membership in some group, association or religion.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
adherent
Plural:
adherents