Hew to - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
hew to (something)
To adhere to a particular idea or rule. The teacher will deduct points if you don't hew to the guidelines for the project.
hew to something
to conform to a rule or principle. I wish you would hew to the rules a little better. Sarah refuses to hew to the company policies.
To conform to some law, set of beliefs, or course of action: I hope our children will hew to the traditions of our ancestors.
References in periodicals archive
We need to knew hew to
write a government grant proposal and what grants would be available.
Pieces cover battles, of course, but also love and friendship--and hew to
no particular political line on any of the topics.
4% stake in HEW to
secure the go-ahead from the Community's competition authorities.
In 1974, President Nixon signed a bill establishing the new EMS office in HEW to
spread the gospel of "regional EMS systems" around the country.