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  • Sometimes it is a large thing cohering out of many smaller things, like Italy. Cited from Heretics, by G. K. Chesterton
  • They must be made to cohere, and the way to do this he had found. Cited from Pragmatism, by D.L. Murray
  • But there is only one moment in this production when all its elements cohere perfectly.
  • If too much space was allowed they would not cohere readily enough. Cited from Masters of Space, by Walter Kellogg Towers
  • She was a whole nature; he was of many parts, not yet begun to cohere. Cited from Home Again, by George MacDonald
  • It is clear that so large a body cannot cohere very firmly. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 100, April, 1876, by Various
  • Even the British Empire had continued to cohere, and revolution seemed to be further off than ever before. Cited from Mr. Prohack, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • We can as little understand how the parts cohere in extension as how our spirits perceive or move. Cited from An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding, Volume I., by John Locke
  • This much we know: two such natures could never entirely cohere. Cited from Chopin: The Man and His Music, by James Huneker
  • Recently divided cell pairs often appear to be only one cell since the new cells cohere temporarily.
  • Nor has an idea to reckon only with facts: it has also to cohere with other ideas. Cited from Pragmatism, by D.L. Murray
  • Its instrumental basis refers to how people cohere for some purpose, whether it be for a task or for social reasons.
  • Subsequent growth over the damaged portion does not cohere with the wood previously formed by the old cambium. Cited from The Mechanical Properties of Wood, by Samuel J. Record
  • On their previous albums, the three band members had individually put forward ideas for the music, until enough cohered into the finished work.
  • In both colour and black and white, they cohere around strong formal properties, and are often minimal in character.
  • So something better than a 'cohering' receiving was needed -- something that was self-recovering, like a human eye. Cited from Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose, by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • The brain was affected to some length but nonetheless, the patient was able to reason and cohere to his ideas.
  • The snow seems so lightly put together as not to cohere, and makes very little water for its bulk when melted. Cited from Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2, by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
  • The status that West Avenue has attributes greatly to a temple that cohered to the street.
  • These being too imperfect to be printed alone, his friends inserted them in the memorial, where they seemed best to cohere. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12), by Burke
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How cohere gets used

Meaning of cohere

  • verb Cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
    Religion can cohere social groups
  • verb Have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results
    the principles by which societies cohere