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English verb: cohere

1. cohere (contact) come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation


SamplesThe dress clings to her body.
The label stuck to the box.
The sushi rice grains cohere.


Synonymsadhere, cleave, cling, stick


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)adjoin, contact, meet, touch


Narrower (hyponym)agglutinate, conglutinate, mold


Entailattach


Verb groupadhere, bind, bond, hold fast, stick, stick, stick to

2. cohere (stative) cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole


SamplesReligion can cohere social groups.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Causecohere

3. cohere (stative) have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results


SamplesThe principles by which societies cohere.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)be









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