Adherent

  • 1 adhérent — adhérent, ente [ aderɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. • 1331; lat. adhaerens → adhérer 1 ♦ Qui adhère, tient fortement à autre chose. Matière adhérente à la peau. Bot. Ovaire adhérent, soudé au calice. ♢ Fig. Son regard « se collait sur la passante, si… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 adhérent — adhérent, ente (a dé ran, ran t ) adj. 1°   Qui tient à une chose, qui y est collé. Une pierre adhérente à la vessie. 2°   Terme de botanique. Adhérent se dit du calice ou de l ovaire quand ces organes sont soudés. 3°   S. m. Celui qui est du… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3 adhérent — ADHÉRENT, ENTE. adj. Qui est attaché à quelque chose. Une pierre adhérente à la vessie. Avoir le poumon adhérent aux côtes.Adhérent, s emploie aussi substantivement, et signifie Celui qui est du sentiment, du parti de quelqu un. Il fut condamné… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 4 adherent — Adherent, [adher]ente. adj. verb. Qui est attaché à quelque chose. Une pierre adherente à la vessie. il avoit le poulmon adherent aux costes. Adherent, Subst. ne se dit que figur. & signifie celuy qui est du sentiment, du party d un autre. Il est …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 adherent — adhèrent (adherȅnt) m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA onaj koji bez ostatka slijedi neku ideju ili pokret; pristalica, privrženik, sljedbenik, pristaša ETIMOLOGIJA vidi adherencija …

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  • 6 Adherent — Ad*her ent, a. [L. adhaerens, entis, p. pr.: cf. F. adh[ e]rent.] 1. Sticking; clinging; adhering. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Attached as an attribute or circumstance. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) Congenitally united with an organ of another kind, as… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Adherent — Ad*her ent, n. 1. One who adheres; one who adheres; one who follows a leader, party, or profession; a follower, or partisan; a believer in a particular faith or church. [1913 Webster] 2. That which adheres; an appendage. [R.] Milton. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 adherent — I adjective adhering, clinging, coherent, cohesive, gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, sticking, sticky, tenacious, viscid, viscous II noun abettor, accessory, accomplice, acolyte, advocate, aider, ally, approver, backer, champion, companion …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 adherent — *follower, disciple, partisan, satellite, henchman, sectary Analogous words: supporter, upholder, backer, champion (see corresponding verbs at SUPPORT) Antonyms: renegade Contrasted words: apostate, recreant (see RENEGADE): deserter, forsaker… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 adherent — [n] supporter or follower advocate, aficionado, backer, believer, card carrying member*, devotee, disciple, enthusiast, fan, hanger on; concepts 352,366,423 …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 adherent — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos I, Mc. adherentncie; lm M. adherentnci {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} człowiek popierający kogoś, opowiadający się za kimś; zwolennik, stronnik : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Adherenci obozu reform. <łac.> {{/stl 10}} …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 12 adherent — ► NOUN ▪ a person who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ sticking fast to an object or surface …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 adherent — [ad hir′ənt, ədhir′ənt] adj. [Fr < L adhaerens, prp. of adhaerere: see ADHERE] 1. sticking fast; attached 2. Bot. grown together; adnate n. a supporter or follower (of a person, cause, etc.) SYN. FOLLOWER …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 adherent — {{11}}adherent (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. adherent or directly from L. adhaerentem (nom. adhaerens), prp. of adhaerere stick to, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + haerere to stick (see HESITATION (Cf. hesitation)). {{12}} …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 adherent — adherently, adv. /ad hear euhnt, her /, n. 1. a person who follows or upholds a leader, cause, etc.; supporter; follower. adj. 2. sticking; clinging; adhering: an adherent substance. 3. bound by contract or other formal agreement: the nations… …

    Universalium

  • 16 ADHÉRENT — ENTE. adj. Qui est attaché, joint à quelque chose, qui y tient. Une pierre adhérente à la vessie. Avoir le poumon adhérent aux côtes. ADHÉRENT, s emploie aussi comme substantif, et signifie, Celui qui est du sentiment, du parti de quelqu un. Dans …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 adherent — ad|her|ent [ədˈhıərənt US ˈhır ] n someone who supports a particular belief, plan, political party etc adherent of ▪ adherents of the Greek Orthodox church adherent to ▪ The anti globalization movement is attracting new adherents to its… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 adherent — UK [ədˈhɪərənt] / US [ədˈhɪrənt] noun [countable] Word forms adherent : singular adherent plural adherents formal a supporter of a set of ideas, an organization, or a person adherents of Islam …

    English dictionary

  • 19 adherent — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Latin; Anglo French adheirdant, adherent, from Latin adhaerent , adhaerens, present participle of adhaerēre Date: 15th century 1. able or tending to adhere 2. connected or associated… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 adherent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. follower, believer; partisan, disciple. See learning, auxiliary. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. follower, partisan, disciple, backer; see follower . See Synonym Study at follower . III (Roget s 3… …

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