Adherent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ədˈhɪrənt|  American pronunciation of the word adherent
Brit.  |ədˈhɪər(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word adherent

noun

- someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another (syn: disciple)

adjective

- sticking fast

Examples

...the bandage is made from a mildly adherent fiber...

...the Flat Earth Society surely doesn't have many adherents...

The anti-globalization movement is attracting new adherents to its principles.

adherents of the Greek Orthodox church

Word forms

noun
singular: adherent
plural: adherents
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