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Another word for adhere

  1. To hold fast

      1. To kill by piercing:
      2. To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument:
      3. To prop (a vine, etc.) with a stick or sticks
      1. To have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results:
      2. To be connected naturally or logically, as by a common principle; be consistent
      3. To stick or hold together in a mass that resists separation.
      1. To hold fast by or as by embracing, entwining, or sticking; adhere
      2. To hold fast or adhere to something, as by grasping, sticking, embracing, or entwining:
      3. To adhere to an object, without being affixed, in such a way as to follow its contours. Used especially of fabrics and films.
      1. To penetrate or pass through something, such as water or air.
      2. To split or be capable or splitting, especially along a natural line of division:
      3. To adhere, cling, or stick fast.
      1. To issue a surety bond or a fidelity bond for.
      2. To cohere with a bond.
      3. To connect or fasten with or as with a bond; bind
  2. To act in conformity with

      1. To say something; make a comment or remark:
      2. To notice or perceive (something)
      3. To celebrate or keep (a holiday, etc.) according to custom
      1. To be guided by; submit to the control of
      2. To carry out or comply with (a command, for example).
      3. To carry out (an instruction or order)
      1. To take notice; give heed:
      2. (Regional) To bring (an object or idea) to mind; remember.
      3. (--- Upper Southern US) To have in mind as a goal or purpose; intend.
      1. To maintain in good order or condition; preserve
      2. To stay or continue in a specified condition, position, etc.
      3. To remain fresh or unspoiled:
      1. To go after in order to catch; chase; pursue
      2. To keep oneself informed of the course, progress, or fortunes of:
      3. To keep to or stick to:
      1. To bring into accord or agreement; cause to correspond or comply:
      2. To bring into harmony or agreement; adapt
      3. To behave in a conventional way, esp. in accepting without question customs, traditions, prevailing opinion, etc.
      1. (Archaic) To fulfill; to accomplish.
      2. To yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform.
      3. To act in accordance (with a request, order, rule, etc.)
      1. (Idiomatic) To fulfill.
      2. To hold while moving something out.
      1. To accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it; to conform to; to acquiesce.
      2. To remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.