cohere cohere  /koʊ ˈhɪr/


  1. (v) come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
  2. (v) cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
  3. (v) have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results


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  1. There is less gimmickry in Elizabeth Meriwether's latest comedy, but it still doesn't totally cohere into a satisfying whole.
  2. The stories cohere.
  3. As a group these elegant essays cohere, which should come as no surprise considering that they're written by a man whose mind coheres.


  • Fundraising effort launched for shared rehearsal space for local musicians

    They've been talking to musicians, scouting locations and running the numbers for months. Now Cohere Bandwidth is looking to raise $5,000 to take its plan to create a low-cost, shared rehearsal space for Fort Collins musicians on a test run.
    on August 2, 2013     Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan


  1. "It does not cross the minds of these advocates of capitulation," Netanyahu wrote, "that the task of Israel's leaders is to try to convince the American government that it is in the interest of the United States to follow policies that cohere...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  2. "We are willing to make joint efforts with the US to cohere to the dialogue and consultation mechanism and take each other's concerns into consideration to better achieve mutual benefits," Wen said.
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Xinhua

  3. In her monumental work, "Paris 1919," Margaret MacMillan wrote, "In the Middle East (the men at Versailles) threw together peoples, in Iraq most notably, who still have not managed to cohere into a civil society."
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Margaret MacMillan Source: Terre Haute Tribune Star

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