Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
cohere

co·here

cohere

 
 
pronunciation:
ko hir
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: cohered, coheres, cohering
definition 1: to lump, hold, or stick together.
The hot metal plates are pressed together until they cohere.
synonyms:
bind
similar words:
adhere, bond, cement, cleave, cling, fuse, hold together, lump, stick together, unite
definition 2: to be connected by reason; be consistent.
In a convincing essay, the presented arguments cohere; that is, they flow logically and don't contradict each other.
synonyms:
agree, correspond, hold water, jibe, tally
similar words:
accord, bond, coincide, concur, match, square
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature