What is another word for adherents?

Pronunciation: [ɐdhˈi͡əɹənts] (IPA)

Adherents are individuals or groups who follow or believe in a particular ideology or religion. There are many synonyms for the word adherents, depending on the context in which it is used. Some of the most common synonyms for adherents include followers, supporters, advocates, proponents, disciples, devotees, and believers. These terms can be used interchangeably to describe people who adhere to a particular philosophy or way of thinking. Regardless of the specific word used, adherents play an important role in many religious and philosophical movements, and their beliefs and actions often shape the course of history.

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Usage examples for Adherents

In point of fact, many of the most faithful adherents of Jesus became such through the influence of John; and those who declined to accept Jesus were always staggered by John's explicit indication of Him as the Christ.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Each view had its adherents.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
The adherents of the new school never raised a murmur against all this up till the eventful time of the socialist agitation and the formation of the new German Empire, and the reason is very plain.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

Famous quotes with Adherents

  • Chess for me is not a game, but an art. Yes, and I take upon myself all those responsibilities which an art imposes on its adherents.
    Alexander Alekhine
  • I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy.
    Alban Berg
  • Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
    Khalil Gibran
  • As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
    George Orwell
  • No democracy has ever long survived the failure of its adherents to be ready to die for it. My own conviction is this, the people must either go on or go under.
    David Lloyd George

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