cohesive was our Word of the Day on 12/18/2010. Hear the podcast!
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Examples of cohesive in a Sentence
Their tribe is a small but cohesive group.
Religion can be used as a cohesive social force.
Recent Examples of cohesive from the Web
Unquestionably, the art chosen for the exhibition is cohesive, where even the lesser works add to the understanding and appreciation of the whole.
The interior doors match the windows on the outside of the house, creating a cohesive industrial design.
And the strategic consideration [that is] as important as any other, or perhaps more important, is maintaining the EU 27 as a cohesive force.
Alsop and the orchestra really seemed to breathe with the soloist, ensuring a fully cohesive performance that was also notable for the sensitivity of the ensemble’s playing.
Yet implementing a cohesive federal policy agenda, let alone local reforms, is tough for someone who is in the office on an interim basis.
The pieces are so similar that upon first glance, the two brands juxtaposed next to one another look like one cohesive line.
An urban core that was once a cohesive neighborhood went through decades of tear-downs.
A group of Americans from all over the country [formed] to fight as a cohesive unit.
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COHESIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cohesive for English Language Learners
: closely united
: causing people to be closely united
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