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co·gent

 (kō′jənt)
adj.
Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning; convincing: a cogent argument. See Synonyms at valid.

[Latin cōgēns, cōgent-, present participle of cōgere, to force : co-, co- + agere, to drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

co′gen·cy (-jən-sē) n.
co′gent·ly adv.

cogent

(ˈkəʊdʒənt)
adj
compelling belief or assent; forcefully convincing
[C17: from Latin cōgent-, cōgēns, driving together, from cōgere, from co- together + agere to drive]
ˈcogency, ˈcogence n
ˈcogently adv

co•gent

(ˈkoʊ dʒənt)

adj.
1. convincing; believable.
2. relevant; pertinent.
[1650–60; < Latin cōgent-, s. of cōgēns, present participle of cōgere to drive together =co- co- + agere to drive]
co′gent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cogent - powerfully persuasivecogent - powerfully persuasive; "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"
persuasive - intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"

cogent

adjective convincing, strong, powerful, effective, compelling, urgent, influential, potent, irresistible, compulsive, forceful, conclusive, weighty, forcible He makes a cogent argument for a more egalitarian education system.

cogent

adjective
1. Serving to convince:
2. Based on good judgment, reasoning, or evidence:
Translations
مُقْنِع، قَويُّ الحُجَّه
přesvědčivý
tungtvejende
įtikinamassvarus
neapstridamsparliecinošs

cogent

[ˈkəʊdʒənt] ADJconvincente, contundente

cogent

[ˈkəʊdʒənt] adj [argument] → puissant(e), convaincant(e); [reason] → valable

cogent

adjstichhaltig; argument, reason alsozwingend; reasoning alsoüberzeugend

cogent

[ˈkəʊdʒnt] adj (frm) → convincente

cogent

(ˈkoudʒənt) adjective
(of an argument) convincing. cogent words; a cogent argument.
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According to Rishi Sahai, director, Cogence Advisors, a consultancy based in Delhi, online taxi booking companies in India will now struggle to raise funds because the valuations these taxi companies will come down as they spend more on boosting safety and regulatory requirements.
The valuations of these taxi companies will come down as they spend more to boost safety and meet the regulatory requirements," said Rishi Sahai, director at consultancy Cogence Advisors.
the cogence of the communication-based view of testimony.