adhesion etymology

English word adhesion comes from French adhérer, Latin ad- (To.), Latin haerere

Detailed word origin of adhesion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
adhérer French (fra) (of a person) to belong to; to be part of; to be a member of. To adhere; to stick to (rules, regulations).
ad- Latin (lat) To.
haerere Latin (lat)
adhaereo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I am close to (a person or thing), am near to, hang on, keep close to. (figuratively) I cling to, adhere to. (figuratively) I trail, drag after; I am the last. I cleave or stick to.
adhaesio Latin (lat) Adhesion. Linkage.
adhésion French (fra) Adhesion, adherence. Subscription.
adhesion English (eng) (Biochemistry) The binding of a cell to a surface or substrate.. (medicine) An abnormal union of surface by the formation of new tissue resulting from an inflammatory process.. An agreement to adhere.. Persistent attachment or loyalty.. The ability of a substance to stick to an unlike substance.

Words with the same origin as adhesion

Descendants of ad-
accept accident add address admit affair agree alien appreciate approach around arrest arrive aside asleep assume assure attempt attention attorney huge navy rest round size
Descendants of haerere
hesitant hesitate hesitation