Cohere meaning

kō-hîr'
To stick or hold together in a mass that resists separation.
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To have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results.
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To cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole.
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To be connected naturally or logically, as by a common principle; be consistent.
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To become or stay united in action; be in accord.
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To stick together physically, by adhesion or figuratively by common purpose.

Separate molecules will cohere because of electromagnetic force.

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To be consistent as part of a group.

Members of the party would cohere in the message they were sending.

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Origin of cohere

  • Latin cohaerēre co- co- haerēre to cling
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From the Latin cohaereō (“I cohere”, “I cling (closely) together”, “I harmonise”, “I am consistent (with)”, “I am in agreement with”).
    From Wiktionary