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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-heer]
    • /ædˈhɪər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-heer]
    • /ædˈhɪər/

Definitions of adherable word

  • adjective adherable having the ability to adhere 3
  • verb without object adherable to stay attached; stick fast; cleave; cling (usually followed by to): The mud adhered to his shoes. 1
  • verb without object adherable Physics. (of two or more dissimilar substances) to be united by a molecular force acting in the area of contact. 1
  • verb without object adherable to be devoted in support or allegiance; be attached as a follower or upholder (usually followed by to): to adhere to a party. 1
  • verb without object adherable to hold closely or firmly (usually followed by to): to adhere to a plan. 1
  • verb without object adherable Obsolete. to be consistent. 1

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Origin of adherable

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
1590-1600; < Medieval Latin adhērēre for Latin adhaerēre (ad- ad- + haerēre to stick, cling), perhaps via Middle French adhérer

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Parts of speech for Adherable


adherable popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

adherable usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for adherable

adjective adherable

  • nonconforming — to act in accordance or harmony; comply (usually followed by to): to conform to rules.

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