Examples of cohere in a Sentence
the account in his journal coheres with the official report of the battle
beset by personal animosities, the people of the neighborhood could not cohere into an effective civic association
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Director Sean Baker and his co-screenwriter, Chris Bergoch, advance the story in ways that at first seem random but gradually cohere into an enchanted vision.
By Reagan’s reelection, the two parties began to cohere again into the Civil War pattern, and had simply swapped places.
For all its riotous color and energy, the movie ultimately coheres quite readily as a parable of personal and social liberation.
The GOP’s failure to cohere around a proposal is not an incidental problem.
Gradually, the quirks and the knowledge cohere into an argument that makes sense of all that melancholy:
The men’s meeting serves the cause of Irish reunification, but the movie itself never coheres into anything believable.
The parties tend to cohere pretty tightly – rich Republicans are much closer to poor Republicans than either is to the Democrats, and rich and Democrats share more in common than either does with Republicans.
Others have their moments, but the moments don’t cohere.
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cohere vs Adhere
When you finish writing a paper, you may feel that it coheres well, since it's sharply focused and all the ideas seem to support each other. When all the soldiers in an army platoon feel like buddies, the platoon has become a cohesive unit. In science class you may learn the difference between cohesion (the tendency of a chemical's molecules to stick together) and adhesion (the tendency of the molecules of two different substances to stick together). Water molecules tend to cohere, so water falls from the sky in drops, not as separate molecules. But water molecules also adhere to molecules of other substances, so raindrops will often cling to the underside of a clothesline for a while before gravity pulls them down.
Synonymsaccord, agree, answer, chord, check, coincide, comport, conform, consist, correspond, dovetail, fit, go, harmonize, jibe, rhyme (also rime), sort, square, tally
Antonymsdiffer (from), disagree (with)
Related Wordsequal, match, parallel; align (also aline), line up, register
Near Antonymscontradict, dispute, gainsay; negate, nullify; clash, conflict, jar
Synonym Discussion of cohere
- couldn't get the label to stick
- antibodies adhering to a virus
- eggs will make the mixture cohere
- clinging to a capsized boat
- the wet shirt cleaved to his back
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