Definition of 'adhere'
Example sentences containing 'adhere'
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All companies storing card data must adhere to payment card industry security standards to ensure data is protected. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Let us proceed from the feature of prohibition which adheres so closely to religion. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)How closely must people adhere to socialist thought? Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)You will also have to adhere to your fair usage policy and download limits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Separation must be adhered to on both sides for it to work. Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)Its members must adhere to a code of conduct. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To qualify for organic status, farmers must adhere to strict limits on artificial fertilisers and pesticides. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It must be adhered to at all times, and must become second nature. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)It still adhered to its policy of putting on works in German translation. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)At that time he was still adhering to an all-consuming fitness and health drive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Drivers must also adhere to a standardised fare system, while illegal taxi stands are to be demolished. Times, Sunday Times (2014)B&Bs for instance must adhere to strict safety standards, but consumers know they are making a choice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some chains still adhere to a loose definition of scratch baking, but in a vastly altered sense. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)The early new Labour programme to which he still adheres was the product of the lessons he learnt from defeat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Of course, there are certain minimum standards to which companies must adhere but it is the culture within a company that defines it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He will also have to adhere to the diet I set him. The Sun (2016)Food processors too will also have to adhere to the Guild's monitoring system. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)In Wales, there are electrical parameters that must be adhered to. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Foreign fishermen, who are not part of this agreement, also adhere to it as it makes sense. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your colleagues who do not require a test will not be in charge of a vehicle, but they will also have standards they must adhere to. The Sun (2015)The nature of the war, too, apparently freed troops from adhering closely to the normal laws of war. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)He who draws the first, let him first make choice of a life, to which he must of necessity adhere. Music and the Elemental Psyche: A Practical Guide to Music and Changing Consciousness (1987)
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Translations for 'adhere'
British English: adhere VERB
If you adhere to a rule or agreement, you act in the way that it says you should.
All members of the association adhere to a strict code of practice.
Definition of adhere from the Collins English Dictionary
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