- v come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
The sushi rice grains cohere
- v cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
Religion can cohere social groups
- v have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results
the principles by which societies cohere
- There is less gimmickry in Elizabeth Meriwether's latest comedy, but it still doesn't totally cohere into a satisfying whole.
- The stories cohere.
- Theres loads of noisy violence and R-rated gore in Hitman, along with the regulation female nudity (via Olga Kurylenko), but these flashy parts never cohere or gather .
- Benjamin Netanyahu in Huffington Post (blog)
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...
- Wen Jiabao in Xinhua
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.
- Margaret MacMillan in Terre Haute Tribune Star
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."