adherence, adhesiveness, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, attachment, cementation, clinging, close contact, coadunation, coagulation, coherence, cohesion, cohesiveness, concretion, condensation, congelation, conglomeration, conglutination, conjunction, connection, consolidation, fusion, glutinosity, gumminess, gummosity, inseparability, inseparableness, iron grip, junction, prehension, solidification, stickiness, union, unity, viscidity, viscosity
associated concepts: contract of adhesion, unequal bargaining power
adherence, adherence to duty, allegiance, alliance, ardor, association, attachment, attention, bona tide, bond, close identification, commitment, conscientiousness, consecration, constancy, dependability, devotedness, devotion, devoutness, dutifulness, earnestness, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, firmness, homage, incorruptibility, integrity, obedience, reliability, resolution, scrupulousness, sense of duty, sense of responsibility, service, servitude, single-mindedness, staunchness, steadfastness, strong connection, submission, submissiveness, subservience, support, tenaciousness, tenacity, tie, troth, trueness, trustiness, trustworthiness, union, unswerving fidelity, vote of confidence, willingness, zeal
accession (annexation), coalescence, coherence, contact (touching)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.Joining; clinging to; sticking together; allegiance.v.adhere
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.