noun: A supporter, as of a cause or individual: a vote that pleased adherents of education reform.
adjective: Sticking or holding fast.
adjective: Botany Joined but not united. Used of dissimilar parts or organs.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
The slain Mungiki adherent is the fourth sect member to be killed by police after members of the outlawed sect hacked two police officers and set their bodies ablaze last Wednesday.
In fact, I'd sooner call adherent to the Chicago Declaration on Biblical Inerrancy "liberals" since they are taking the relatively recent terminology of "inerrancy" and innovating a new definition thereof, without the involvement of, much less the agreement of, large numbers of Christians.
Twitter's version of the calling card should be more developer friendly and it's already more standards adherent, which is another way to say developer friendly.
Myself, I take the approach that if a person self identifies as a adherent of a certain religion, then they are one.
The common honeysuckle, _Lonicera Periclymenum_, is one of these, and it is noticeable in this plant that the calyx remains unaffected -- a circumstance which Morren says shows the distinctness of virescence from frondescence; for, in this instance, we have the most foliaceous portion of the flower remaining unchanged, while the corolla and other organs, usually less leaf-like in their nature, assume a green colour; but this may rather be attributed to the axial nature of the so-called adherent calyx.