complying (part of speech: verb)
ceding, genuflecting, submitting, obeying, surrendering, caving, bending, deferring, respecting, accepting, succumbing, concurring, fulfilling, complying, agreeing, knuckling under, bowing, observing, consenting, capitulating, conforming, yielding, assenting, acquiescing, kowtowing
cohering (part of speech: verb)
conforming (part of speech: verb)
gripping (part of speech: verb)
joining (part of speech: verb)
attaching (part of speech: verb)
- Notice any impurities, such as tar, adhering to the sides of the t. - "An Introduction to Chemical Science", R.P. Williams.
- By no persons was the duty of adhering to the best side of society more clearly appreciated than by Mr. and Mrs. Hittaway of Warwick Square. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
- Kentucky made no decision adverse to this right of a State, but she declared, in the impending conflict between the States seceding from and those adhering to the Federal Government, that she would hold the position of neutrality. - "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)", Jefferson Davis.