Part of speech:
(Sports) Someone who attends a sports match.
A fervent, sometimes militant supporter or proponent of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea.
A person or thing that follows
A pupil or follower of any teacher or school of religion, learning, art, etc.
One that backs a person, group, or enterprise:
A suffix used to form the names of minerals, such as hematite and malachite.
In some Christian churches
The nations allied against the Central Powers of Europe during World War I. They were Russia, France, Great Britain, and later many others, including the United States.
A member of a criminal gang.
(Civil Law) A minor under the care of a guardian; ward
A person bound by vows to live a life of religious worship or service.
A generational group as defined in demographics, statistics, or market research:
A favorite, esp. one who is a fawning, servile follower: term of contempt
Any obsequious or fawning follower or dependent
Of George Berkeley or his philosophy
Of Descartes or his philosophical or mathematical ideas
Designating or of an ancient Greek school of philosophy which held that true being is singular and unchanging and that plurality, change, and motion are illusory: Parmenides and Zeno were its best-known adherents
Of or pertaining to the ideas of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.
Of or relating to Thomism.
(Philosophy) A person who subscribes to philosophical views associated with Immanuel Kant.
A follower of Herbert Spencer.
One who believes or follows the principles of Ludwig Wittgenstein.
(Brit.) At Oxford and Cambridge universities, a proctor's assistant
One who believes in the doctrine of mechanism.
Any of a family (Echeneidae) of small, marine percoid fishes with an oval sucking disc on top of the head, by which they cling to sharks and other larger fishes, turtles, passing ships, etc.
An attendant who holds up the train of a robe or gown, as in a procession.
Find another word for adherent. In this page you can discover 72 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for adherent, like: supporter, partisan, follower, disciple, backer, See syn. study at, -ist, -ite, acolyte, ally and believer.