stick fast to (a surface or substance) 粘着在（表面，物质）上 paint won't adhere well to a greasy surface. 油腻的表面上，油漆粘不牢。 ■believe in and follow the practices of 信仰，追随 the people adhere to the Muslim religion. 这个民族信仰伊斯兰教。 ■represent truthfully and in detail 如实详细反映 the account adhered firmly to fact. 报道忠实反映事实。
late 15th cent.: from Latin adhaerere, from ad- 'to' + haerere 'to stick'