Definition of 'adherent'
Example sentences containing 'adherent'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
As befits the world's oldest and most durable hatred, it has many more adherents and has taken many different forms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)First, competition makes each religious group try that much harder to win adherents. Sociology (1995)Which religions are gaining adherents, and which are losing? Sociology (1995)As we enter into dialogue with adherents of other religions, we must be courteous and kind. Christianity Today (2000)With the disasters that attended the intervention in Iraq these voices have gained adherents and become more forthright. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To the extent that religions provide their adherents with a common set of norms and values, they are an important source of social solidarity. Sociology (1995)
Trends of 'adherent'
Used Occasionally. adherent is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of adherent from the Collins English Dictionary
Take better control of your finances with these simple steps
Do you find yourself living paycheque to paycheque? Dr Peter Brooks offers his advice to make that money last
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.