cohere

  • 1 Cohere — Co*here , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cohered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cohering}.] [L. cohaerere, cohaesum; co + haerere to stick, adhere. See {Aghast}, a.] 1. To stick together; to cleave; to be united; to hold fast, as parts of the same mass. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 cohere — [v1] stick to, cling adhere, associate, bind, blend, cleave, coalesce, combine, connect, consolidate, fuse, glue, hold, join, merge, unite; concepts 85,113,160 Ant. divide, fall off, separate cohere [v2] agree, conform accord, be connected, be… …

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  • 3 cohere — I (adhere) verb affix, agglomerate, agglutinate, attach, be dense, be tacked together, become solid, cement, clasp, cleave, cling, clot, coagulate, coalesce, cohaerere, combine, come together, compress, congeal, conjoin, consolidate, fasten,… …

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  • 4 Cohéré — Nom rare porté dans les Landes et les Pyrénées Atlantiques. Aucune idée précise. À envisager éventuellement celui qui vendait du cuir ou travaillait le cuir, sens également possible pour le nom Cohérier, porté dans le Puy de Dôme …

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  • 5 cohere — 1590s, from L. cohaerere to cleave together, in transferred use, be coherent or consistent, from com together (see CO (Cf. co )) + haerere to stick (see HESITATION (Cf. hesitation)). Related: Cohered; cohering …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 cohere — *stick, adhere, cleave, cling Analogous words: coalesce, fuse, merge, blend (see MIX): *fasten, attach, affix: *join, combine, unite, connect, associate Contrasted words: *detach, disengage: disentangle, untangle, disembarrass (see …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 cohere — ► VERB 1) hold firmly together; form a whole. 2) (of an argument or theory) be logically consistent. ORIGIN Latin cohaerere stick together …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 cohere — [kō hir′] vi. cohered, cohering [L cohaerere < co , together + haerere, to stick] 1. a) to stick together, as parts of a mass b) to be united by molecular cohesion 2. to be connected naturally or logically, as by a common principle; be… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 cohere — co|here [kəuˈhıə US kouˈhır] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: cohaerere, from co ( CO ) + haerere [i] to stick ] 1.) if ideas, arguments, beliefs, statements etc cohere, they are connected in a clear and reasonable way →↑coherent ▪ All the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 cohere — [[t]koʊhɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] coheres, cohering, cohered V RECIP If the different elements of a piece of writing, a piece of music, or a set of ideas cohere, they fit together well so that they form a united whole. [pl n V] Opposed cultures, indigenous and …

    English dictionary

  • 11 cohere — UK [kəʊˈhɪə(r)] / US [koʊˈhɪr] verb [intransitive] Word forms cohere : present tense I/you/we/they cohere he/she/it coheres present participle cohering past tense cohered past participle cohered formal if ideas or arguments cohere, they seem… …

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  • 12 cohere — verb (cohered; cohering) Etymology: Latin cohaerēre, from co + haerēre to stick Date: 1598 intransitive verb 1. a. to hold together firmly as parts of the same mass; broadly stick, adhere b …

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  • 13 cohere — verb a) To stick together physically, by adhesion or figuratively by common purpose. Separate molecules will cohere because of electromagnetic force. b) To be consistent as part of a group. Mem …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 cohere — verb (I) formal 1 if the ideas or arguments in a piece of writing cohere, they are connected in a clear and reasonable way 2 if two objects cohere, they stick together …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 cohere — /koh hear /, v.i., 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… …

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  • 16 cohere — See adhere, cohere …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 17 cohere — co|here [ kou hır ] verb intransitive FORMAL if ideas or arguments cohere, they make good sense when they are considered together …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 cohere — Synonyms and related words: accord, adhere, agglomerate, agree, answer to, assent, associate, assort with, be consistent, be of one, be uniform with, blend, bunch, check, check out, chime, clasp, cleave, clinch, cling, cling to, clot, cluster,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 cohere — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To stick together] Syn. cleave, adhere, cling; see stick 1 . 2. [To be logically connected] Syn. follow, harmonize, correspond; see agree , make sense sense . See Synonym Study at stick . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. 1.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 cohere — co·here || kəʊ hɪə v. stick together; be consistent …

    English contemporary dictionary