adhere-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: stick to, bond to

NOTE: Includes: ADHERE TO Syntax Is: NP1 ADHERE (TO) (NP2)

Spray foam is fast, adheres completely, and won't fall off.
Raised panels might also consist of wood veneers adhered to plywood.
We used it in its transdermal form, which is a patch that adheres to the skin.
These weatherproof vinyl signs have a magnetic backing that adheres to metal surfaces.

VerbNet: cling-22.5
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: adhere.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 6

Sense Number 2: follow (policy or belief, idea, or opinion)

NOTE: Includes: ADHERE TO Syntax Is: NP1 ADHERE TO NP2

You must adhere to the rules.
Both men adhered effectively to the overall strategy of their campaigns.
If the high court adhered strictly to precedent, it would be unable to correct mistakes in constitutional interpretation.
They adhered to their plan.
The content production adheres to the intrinsic theme.
The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism.
It was indeed politically conscious, but always adhered loyally to
the government's decisions.
As emperor, Lothair adhered loyally to the Concordat of Worms.
Both before and after the issue of the Great Charter Hubert adhered
faithfully to the king.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Compliance
PropBank: adhere.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 4, 5