AskDefine | Define adherent

Dictionary Definition

adherent adj : sticking fast n : someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another [syn: disciple]

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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. adhesive, that sticks to something
  2. that has the quality of clinging or sticking fast to something

Translations

adhesive
  • German: klebend, anhaftend
  • Hungarian: ragadós
that has the quality of clinging
  • German: anhängend

Noun

  1. A person who has membership in some group, association or religion.

Translations

a person who has membership in some group
  • Czech: příznivec (to a principle or rule)
  • Croatian: adherent, sljedbenik, pristaša
  • French: adhérent
  • German: Mitglied, Anhänger
  • Hungarian: tag, követő
  • Interlingua: adherente
  • Italian: aderente
  • Spanish: adherente

Croatian

Noun

  1. adherent

Declension

Synonyms

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Averroist, Berkeleian, Cartesian, Comtist, Cynic, Cyrenaic, Eleatic, Epicurean, Eretrian, Fichtean, Hegelian, Heideggerian, Heraclitean, Herbartian, Humist, Husserlian, Kantian, Kierkegaardian, Leibnizian, Marxist, Megarian, Neo-Hegelian, Neo-Pythagorean, Neoplatonist, Parmenidean, Peripatetic, Platonist, Pyrrhonist, Pythagorean, Sartrian, Scholastic, Scotist, Socratist, Sophist, Spencerian, Spinozist, Stoic, Thomist, Wittgensteinian, adhesive, agnostic, animist, appendage, applauder, appreciator, attendant, backer, barnacle, booster, bramble, brier, buff, bulldog, burr, cavaliere servente, cement, champion, claqueur, cohort, commender, cosmotheist, courtier, creature, dangler, decal, decalcomania, deist, dependent, dialectical materialist, disciple, dualist, dummy, eclectic, egoist, empiricist, encomiast, essentialist, eulogist, eulogizer, existentialist, extoller, fan, figurehead, flunky, follower, following, gillie, glue, goon, gunk, hanger-on, hedonist, heeler, henchman, homme de cour, humanist, hylomorphist, hylotheist, hylozoist, idealist, immaterialist, individualist, intuitionist, jackal, lackey, lauder, leech, limpet, logical empiricist, man, materialist, mechanist, mentalist, minion, molasses, monist, mucilage, myrmidon, mystic, naturalist, nominalist, ontologist, organic mechanist, organicist, panegyrist, panpsychist, pantheist, parasite, partisan, paste, physicist, plaster, plugger, positivist, pragmatist, praiser, prickle, promoter, psychist, public, puffer, puppet, pursuer, pursuivant, rationalist, realist, remora, retainer, rooter, satellite, sectary, secular humanist, sensationalist, sensist, servant, shadow, skeptic, sticker, stooge, substantialist, successor, supporter, sycophant, syncretist, syrup, tagtail, tail, theist, thorn, thug, tout, touter, trainbearer, transcendentalist, upholder, utilitarian, vitalist, voluntarist, votary, ward heeler, zetetic
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