cohere (v.)

  1. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; The dress clings to her body; The label stuck to the box; The sushi rice grains cohere

    [ Syn: cling , cleave , adhere , stick ]

  2. cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole; Religion can cohere social groups'

  3. have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; the principles by which societies cohere'

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