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Definitions and Synonyms of adhesion | Another word for adhesion | What is adhesion?

Definition 1: faithful support for a cause or political party or religion - [noun denoting act]

Samples where adhesion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • attachment to a formal agenda
  • adherence to a fat-free diet
  • the adhesion of Seville was decisive

Synonyms for adhesion in the sense of this definition

(adhesion is a kind of ...) aiding the cause or policy or interests of

"the president no longer has the support of his own party" "they developed a scheme of mutual support"

(... is a kind of adhesion ) excessive adherence to ecclesiastical forms and activities

"their ecclesiasticism overwhelmed their religion"

(... is a kind of adhesion ) adherence to some extreme traditional theological concept or interpretation

(... is a kind of adhesion ) adherence or attachment to a monarchy or to the principle of monarchal government

(... is a kind of adhesion ) adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters)

Definition 2: the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where adhesion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the mutual adhesiveness of cells
  • a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion

Synonyms for adhesion in the sense of this definition

(adhesion is a kind of ...) the property of sticking to a surface

Definition 3: a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures - [noun denoting body]

(adhesion is a kind of ...) the connective tissue that forms a scar; consists of fibroblasts in new scars and collagen fibers in old scars

Definition 4: abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen - [noun denoting state]

(adhesion is a kind of ...) any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

(... is a kind of adhesion ) an abnormal adhesion of two or more structures

(... is a kind of adhesion ) adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery or as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness

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