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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to abide by; used with "to")
a. adherirse a
The protester wants the government to adhere to his interpretation of the Constitution.El manifestante quiere que el gobierno se adhiera a su interpretación de la Constitución.
b. observar
The athletes on the team must adhere to a strict diet during training.Los atletas del equipo deben observar una dieta estricta durante el entrenamiento.
c. cumplir con
The judges requested the funds necessary for the courts to adhere to the mandate for speedy trials.Los jueces solicitaron los fondos necesarios para que los tribunales cumplan con el mandato de realizar juicios rápidos.
d. adherir a
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
A large percentage of the population adheres to the cause of independence.Un elevado porcentaje de la población adhiere a la causa de la independencia.
2. (to stick to)
a. adherirse
I sanded the chair down to bare wood so that the primer would adhere well.Lijé la silla hasta que la madera quedara desnuda para que la base se adhiriera bien.
b. pegarse
Many foods adhere to the surface of teeth and contribute to bacterial growth.Muchos alimentos se pegan a la superficie de los dientes y colaboran con el desarrollo de las bacterias.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (stick)
a. adherirse
to adhere tocumplir, observar
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adhere [ədˈhɪəʳ]
intransitive verb
(stick) adherirse; pegarse;to a;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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