adherent definition

  • noun:
    • A supporter, as of a reason or person: a vote that satisfied adherents of training reform.
    • an individual who has actually membership in a few team, organization or religion.
    • one that adheres; person who adheres; one who employs a leader, party, or profession; a follower, or partisan; a believer in a certain belief or chapel.
    • what adheres; an appendage.
    • someone who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, celebration, cause, viewpoint, or even the like; a follower, partizan, or supporter.
    • something outwardly owned by you; an appendage.
    • Synonyms Disciple, pupil, upholder, supporter, dependant.
    • an individual who thinks helping to distribute the doctrine of another
  • adjective:
    • Sticking or keeping fast.
    • Botany Joined but not united. Used of dissimilar parts or body organs.
    • Adhesive, following anything.
    • getting the top-notch clinging or sticking quickly to anything.
    • Attaching or pushing against an alternate organ.
    • Sticking; clinging; adhering.
    • Attached as an attribute or scenario.
    • Congenitally united with an organ of another sort, as calyx with ovary, or stamens with petals.
    • sticking quickly
  • others:
    • Sticking; clinging; adhering.
    • In botany, congenitally united, as parts that are ordinarily separate: generally speaking utilized as equivalent to adnate. See cut-under adnate. In logic and metaphysics, unintentionally connected; not belonging to the nature of anything; perhaps not inherent: since, if a cloth is damp, its wetness is a good adherent to it, not built-in inside it.

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