Cohere



[koh-heer] /koʊˈhɪər/

verb (used without object), cohered, cohering.
1.
to stick together; be united; hold fast, as parts of the same mass:
The particles of wet flour cohered to form a paste.
2.
Physics. (of two or more similar substances) to be united within a body by the action of molecular forces.
3.
to be naturally or logically connected:
Without sound reasoning no argument will cohere.
4.
to agree; be congruous:
Her account of the incident cohered with his.
/kəʊˈhɪə/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to hold or stick firmly together
2.
to be connected logically; be consistent
3.
(physics) to be held together by the action of molecular forces
v.

1590s, from Latin cohaerere “to cleave together,” in transferred use, “be coherent or consistent,” from com- “together” (see co-) + haerere “to stick” (see hesitation). Related: Cohered; cohering.

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