adhere to - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyadhere to
he/she/itadheres to
present participleadhering to
past tenseadhered to
past participleadhered to
  1. 1
    adhere to something to obey a rule, law, agreement etc

    We must strictly adhere to the terms of the contract.

  2. 2
    adhere to something to support or believe in an idea, plan, opinion etc

    His followers adhere to a blend of Buddhist, Hindu, and Christian teachings.

See also main entry: adhere