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Definition of cohere verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cohere
    he / she / it coheres
    past simple cohered
    -ing form cohering
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  1. 1[intransitive] cohere (with something) (of different ideas, arguments, sentences, etc.) to have a clear logical connection so that together they make a whole This view does not cohere with their other beliefs. The various sections of the report fail to cohere into a satisfactory whole.
  2. 2[intransitive] (of people) to work closely together It can be difficult to get a group of people to cohere.
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