HyperDic: cohere

English > 3 senses of the word cohere:
VERBcontactcohere, cling, cleave, adhere, stickcome or be in close contact with
stativecoherecause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
stativecoherehave internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results
cohere > pronunciation
Soundskowhhih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > cohere: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCome or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example "The sushi rice grains cohere"
Synonymscling, cleave, adhere, stick
EntailsattachBecome attached
Narroweragglutinateclump together
conglutinatestick together
moldfit tightly, follow the contours of
Broadertouch, adjoin, meet, contactBe in direct physical contact with
Similar toadhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick tostick / stick to firmly
stickFasten with an adhesive material like glue
Spanishadherirse, adherir, aferrarse, aferrar, pegarse
Catalanadherir-se, adherir, aferrar-se, aferrar, enganxar
Adjectivescoherentsticking together
cohesivecausing cohesion
Nounscoherence, coherency, cohesionthe state of cohering or sticking together
English > cohere: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningCause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Religion can cohere social groups"
Cause tocohereHave internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Adjectivescoherentmarked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
cohesivecohering or tending to cohere
English > cohere: 3 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningHave internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the principles by which societies cohere"
Caused bycohereCause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Adjectivescoherentmarked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts

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