[verb] be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
[verb] follow through or carry out a plan without deviation; "They adhered to their plan"
[verb] come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere" Synonyms:cling, cleave, stick, cohere
[verb] be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles" Synonyms:stick
[verb] be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war" Synonyms:stand by, stick by, stick