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cohere

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cohere

  1. 1 to be in agreement on every point the account in his journal coheres with the official report of the battle Synonyms of cohere accord, agree, answer, chord, check, coincide, comport, conform, consist, correspond, dovetail, fit, go, harmonize, jibe, rhyme (also rime), sort, square, tallyWords Related to cohere equal, match, parallel; align (also aline), line up, registerNear Antonyms of cohere contradict, dispute, gainsay; negate, nullify; clash, conflict, jarAntonyms of cohere differ (from), disagree (with)

  2. 2 to form or enter into an association that furthers the interests of its members beset by personal animosities, the people of the neighborhood could not cohere into an effective civic association Synonyms of cohere associate, band (together), club, coalesce, ally, confederate, conjoin, cooperate, federate, league, uniteWords Related to cohere cabal, collaborate, gang up, hang together, team (up); incorporate, organize, unionize; affiliate; amalgamate, combine, conglomerate, consolidate, converge, group, join, merge; knot, link, tie, wedNear Antonyms of cohere detach, disengage, dissolve, disunite, divorce, part, segregate, separate, sever, split, sunder; alienate, estrange, fall outAntonyms of cohere break up, disband

Synonym Discussion of cohere

stick, adhere, cohere, cling, cleave mean to become closely attached. stick implies attachment by affixing or by being glued together.
    • couldn't get the label to stick
adhere is often interchangeable with stick but sometimes implies a growing together.
    • antibodies adhering to a virus
cohere suggests a sticking together of parts so that they form a unified mass.
    • eggs will make the mixture cohere
cling implies attachment by hanging on with arms or tendrils.
    • clinging to a capsized boat
cleave stresses strength of attachment.
    • the wet shirt cleaved to his back


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