adhaereo

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Etymology[edit]

From ad (to, towards, at) + haereō (cleave, cling).

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Verb[edit]

present active adhaereō, present infinitive adhaerēre, perfect active adhaesī, supine adhaesum

  1. I cleave or stick to.
  2. (figuratively) I cling to, adhere to.
  3. (figuratively) I am close to (a person or thing), am near to, hang on, keep close to.
  4. (figuratively) I trail, drag after; I am the last.

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  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.

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