4 - Adherent, Adhere

Adherent : Noun , Verb

  1. Someone who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas.
  2. Sticking fast to an object or surface.



  1. The movement has many enthusiastic adherents. (Oxford)
  2. We should not show animosity to adherents of other faiths. (Oxford)
  3. She has long been an adherent of the Communist Party.(Cambridge)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • enthusiastic adherents
  • show animosity to adherents
  • adherent of some party