[koh-uh-les] /ˌkoʊ əˈlɛs/
verb (used without object), coalesced, coalescing.
to grow together or into one body:
The two lakes coalesced into one.
to unite so as to form one mass, community, etc.:
The various groups coalesced into a crowd.
to blend or come together:
Their ideas coalesced into one theory.
verb (used with object), coalesced, coalescing.
to cause to unite in one body or mass.
(intransitive) to unite or come together in one body or mass; merge; fuse; blend
1540s, from Latin coalescere “to unite, grow together, become one in growth,” from com- “together” (see co-) + alescere “to grow up” (see adolescent). Related: Coalesced; coalescing; coalescence; coalescent.
[kod-uh-fahy, koh-duh-] /ˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də-/ verb (used with object), codified, codifying. 1. to reduce (laws, rules, etc.) to a . 2. to make a digest of; arrange in a systematic collection. /ˈkəʊdɪˌfaɪ; ˈkɒ-/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (transitive) to organize or collect together (laws, rules, procedures, etc) into a system or code v. […]
[koh-ur-shuh n] /koʊˈɜr ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance. 2. force or the power to use force in gaining compliance, as by a government or police force. /kəʊˈɜːʃən/ noun 1. the act or power of coercing 2. government by force n. early 15c., from Old French […]
[koh-ur-siv] /koʊˈɜr sɪv/ adjective 1. serving or tending to . adj. c.1600, from coerce + -ive. Form coercitive (attested from 1630s) is more true to Latin.
[koh-juh nt] /ˈkoʊ dʒənt/ adjective 1. convincing or believable by virtue of forcible, clear, or incisive presentation; telling. 2. to the point; relevant; pertinent. /ˈkəʊdʒənt/ adjective 1. compelling belief or assent; forcefully convincing adj. 1650s, from French cogent “necessary, urgent” (14c.), from Latin cogentem (nominative cogens), present participle of cogere “to curdle; to compel; to […]