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co·here

 (kō-hîr′)
v. co·hered, co·her·ing, co·heres
v.intr.
1. To stick or hold together in a mass that resists separation.
2. To have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results: "The movie as a whole failed to cohere" (Robert Brustein).
v.tr.
To cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole.

[Latin cohaerēre : co-, co- + haerēre, to cling.]

cohere

(kəʊˈhɪə)
vb (intr)
1. to hold or stick firmly together
2. to be connected logically; be consistent
3. (General Physics) physics to be held together by the action of molecular forces
[C16: from Latin cohaerēre from co- together + haerēre to cling, adhere]

co•here

(koʊˈhɪər)

v.i. -hered, -her•ing.
1. to stick together; hold fast, as parts of the same mass.
2. (of two or more similar substances) to be united within a body by molecular forces.
3. to be logically connected.
4. to agree; be consistent.
[1590–1600; < Latin cohaerēre=co- co- + haerēre to stick]
co•her′er, n.
syn: See stick2.

cohere


Past participle: cohered
Gerund: cohering

Imperative
cohere
cohere
Present
I cohere
you cohere
he/she/it coheres
we cohere
you cohere
they cohere
Preterite
I cohered
you cohered
he/she/it cohered
we cohered
you cohered
they cohered
Present Continuous
I am cohering
you are cohering
he/she/it is cohering
we are cohering
you are cohering
they are cohering
Present Perfect
I have cohered
you have cohered
he/she/it has cohered
we have cohered
you have cohered
they have cohered
Past Continuous
I was cohering
you were cohering
he/she/it was cohering
we were cohering
you were cohering
they were cohering
Past Perfect
I had cohered
you had cohered
he/she/it had cohered
we had cohered
you had cohered
they had cohered
Future
I will cohere
you will cohere
he/she/it will cohere
we will cohere
you will cohere
they will cohere
Future Perfect
I will have cohered
you will have cohered
he/she/it will have cohered
we will have cohered
you will have cohered
they will have cohered
Future Continuous
I will be cohering
you will be cohering
he/she/it will be cohering
we will be cohering
you will be cohering
they will be cohering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cohering
you have been cohering
he/she/it has been cohering
we have been cohering
you have been cohering
they have been cohering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cohering
you will have been cohering
he/she/it will have been cohering
we will have been cohering
you will have been cohering
they will have been cohering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cohering
you had been cohering
he/she/it had been cohering
we had been cohering
you had been cohering
they had been cohering
Conditional
I would cohere
you would cohere
he/she/it would cohere
we would cohere
you would cohere
they would cohere
Past Conditional
I would have cohered
you would have cohered
he/she/it would have cohered
we would have cohered
you would have cohered
they would have cohered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cohere - come or be in close contact withcohere - come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
adjoin, contact, touch, meet - be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"
mold - fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
conglutinate - stick together; "the edges of the wound conglutinated"
agglutinate - clump together; as of bacteria, red blood cells, etc.
bind, bond, hold fast, stick to, stick, adhere - stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
stick - fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall"
2.cohere - cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole; "Religion can cohere social groups"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.cohere - have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; "the principles by which societies cohere"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

cohere

verb
1. be consistent, be logical, hang together, hold good, hold water, agree, square, correspond, consolidate, be connected, harmonize This article fails to cohere as a single work.

cohere

verb
To hold fast:
Translations

cohere

[kəʊˈˈhɪəʳ] VIadherirse, pegarse; [ideas] → formar un conjunto sólido, ser consecuentes

cohere

[kəʊˈhɪər] vi (= hang together) [ideas] → être cohérent(e); [elements] → former un ensemble cohérent
to cohere with sth → être dans la logique de qch

cohere

vi
(lit)zusammenhängen
(fig, community) → ein Ganzes or eine Einheit bilden; (essay, symphony etc)in sich geschlossen sein; (argument, reasoning, style)kohärent or zusammenhängend sein
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