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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of adhere.


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  • Up to this point, the disagreement between Mauclerc and Watin adheres to standard descriptions of eighteenth-century relationships between communities of artisans and those of amateurs.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe 2006

  • That bridge has long since disappeared; but the name adheres to the city.

    The Awakening of China 1871

  • "When salt is applied it kind of adheres to the road," said WV DOH Spokesman Brent Walker.

    7 Top Stories, Sports and Weather 2008

  • When one of the above-mentioned frosts occurs, the stone which composes the weir soon becomes incrusted with ice, which increases so rapidly in thickness as in a short time to impede the course of the stream, which falls over it in a tolerably uniform sheet, and with considerable velocity; at the same time, the wind blowing strongly from the north-west, contributes to repel the water and freeze such as adheres to the crest of the weir when its surface comes nearly in contact with the air.

    Essays in Natural History and Agriculture Thomas Garnett 1838

  • Instead of tackling the hard choices facing our nation and embracing innovations, federal transportation policy still largely adheres to an agenda set by President Eisenhower.

    Transportation Spending Is the Right Stimulus Ed Rendell 2011

  • He said the north may doubt the Obama administration's ability to deliver on a so-called "road map" to normal relations if it adheres to peace terms.

    US: Sudan Peace Process 'Fundamentally on Track' 2011

  • This offshoot of the Islamic faith adheres to a series of mystical beliefs and practices.

    The Sacred Promise Phd Gary E. Schwartz 2011

  • My use of the word “savages”; Even a savage has a set of customs and practices which for the sake of comity he adheres to.

    Jim Treacher has the Jean Schmidt voicemail. | RedState 2010

  • Not all of the art adheres to the festival's DIY philosophy.

    At Burning Man, Air-Conditioning, RVs Make Inroads Stu Woo 2011

  • Someone who is a libertarian adheres to a strain of political philosophy called libertarianism.

    Noah Fitzgerel: The Perplexing Popularity of Ron Paul Noah Fitzgerel 2012


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