Definition of Adherence

1. Noun. Faithful support for a cause or political party or religion. "The adhesion of Seville was decisive"

Exact synonyms: Adhesion, Attachment
Generic synonyms: Support
Specialized synonyms: Ecclesiasticism, Cabalism, Kabbalism, Royalism, Traditionalism
Derivative terms: Adhere, Attach



2. Noun. The property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition. "A heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion"
Exact synonyms: Adhesion, Adhesiveness, Bond
Generic synonyms: Stickiness
Derivative terms: Adherent, Adhere, Adhere, Adhesive, Bond

Definition of Adherence

1. n. The quality or state of adhering.

Definition of Adherence

1. Noun. A close physical union of two objects. ¹

2. Noun. Faithful support for some cause. ¹

3. Noun. (medicine) An extent to which a patient continues an agreed treatment plan. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adherence

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Adherence

1. Refers to the ability of bacteria adhere (stick) to host surfaces. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adherence

adessives
adfected
adfiliated
adfix
adfixes
adfluvial
adfluxion
adhan
adhans
adharma
adharmas
adharmic
adherable
adhere
adhered
adherence (current term)
adherence syndrome
adherences
adherencies
adherency
adherend
adherends
adherens junction
adherens junctions
adherent pericardium
adherent placenta
adherently
adherents
adherer

Literary usage of Adherence

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1. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"Resolved (two-thirds of the Senators present concurring), That the Senate advise and consent to the adherence by the United States to the said three ..."

2. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"The French often use adherence for the state uf union, ... (F.) A,l- KeĀ»if: same etymon as adherence. Sticking, uniting. ..."

3. The Peace Conference at The Hague: And Its Bearings on International Law and by Frederick William Holls (1900)
"adherence by ARTICLE 6O. The conditions under which Powers other Powers. not represented in the International Peace Conference may become adherents to the ..."

4. The Science of Legal Judgment: A Treatise Designed to Show the Materials by James Ram (1835)
"Of adherence to two or more Decisions. III. Of Departure from one Decision. IV. Of adherence to a Fixed Doctrine. V. Of Discordant Decisions, ..."

5. The Hague Peace Conferences of 1899 and 1907: A Series of Lectures Delivered by James Brown Scott (1909)
"... by a preliminary protocol, the adherence of all the nonsignatory States to the arbitration treaty of the First Conference. This understanding has been ..."

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