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cohere (verb) stick; (of ideas, arguments, etc.) be connected naturally or logically; (of a set of people) work closely together.
When two things can stick together or join with one another, they cohere. When two metals can be joined by welding or soldering, they cohere. Gold and copper stick together easily, so they cohere. When arguments, ideas, views, etc., in a piece of writing or a speech are connected in a natural and logical manner, they cohere with one another. The arguments and ideas are in a sequence, one following naturally from another, one leading naturally to the next. When a group of people work together as a team with a good understanding among them, they cohere. They can accomplish their task successfully.
- Being the freshman's first attempt at serious writing, his essay shows the disorganized presentation of any freshman, as the arguments in favor of reforms in education, do not cohere, and lack a logical sequence.
- Though the number of technologists working on the project of the development of a new fuel is many, from different disciplines, they work as a team, as they cohere very well.