From in- + haereō (“cleave, cling”).
inhaereō (present infinitive inhaerēre, perfect active inhaesī, supine inhaesum); second conjugation
- I stick or inhere in; stick, cleave, hang or adhere to; hold on to.
- (figuratively) I cling or adhere to, engage deeply or closely in; I am closely connected with.
- This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.
- inhaereo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- inhaereo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- “inhaereo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
- Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
- he is in a suspicious mood: suspicio ei penitus inhaeret
- to be on the heels of the enemy: tergis hostium inhaerere