[koh-hab-it] /koʊˈhæb ɪt/
verb (used without object)
to live together as if married, usually without legal or religious sanction.
to live together in an intimate relationship.
to dwell with another or share the same place, as different species of animals.
(intransitive) to live together as husband and wife, esp without being married
euphemism since 1530s to describe a couple living together without benefit of marriage; back-formation from cohabitation. Related: Cohabited; cohabiting.
[koh-heer-uh ns, -her-] /koʊˈhɪər əns, -ˈhɛr-/ noun 1. the act or state of ; . 2. logical interconnection; overall sense or understandability. 3. congruity; consistency. 4. Physics, Optics. (of waves) the state of being . 5. Linguistics. the property of unity in a written text or a segment of spoken discourse that stems from the […]
[koh-heer-uh nt, -her-] /koʊˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr-/ adjective 1. logically connected; consistent: a coherent argument. 2. having a natural or due agreement of parts; harmonious: a coherent design. 3. ; sticking together: a coherent mass of sticky candies. 4. Physics, Optics. of or relating to waves that maintain a fixed phase relationship, as in , or […]
[koh-hee-zhuh n] /koʊˈhi ʒən/ noun 1. the act or state of , uniting, or sticking together. 2. Physics. the molecular force between particles within a body or substance that acts to unite them. Compare (def 4). 3. Botany. the congenital union of one part with another. 4. Linguistics. the property of unity in a written […]
[koh-hee-siv] /koʊˈhi sɪv/ adjective 1. characterized by or causing : a cohesive agent. 2. or tending to ; well-integrated; unified: a cohesive organization. 3. Physics. of or relating to the molecular force within a body or substance acting to unite its parts. /kəʊˈhiːsɪv/ adjective 1. characterized by or causing cohesion 2. tending to cohere or […]