Etymology
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cohere (v.)

1590s, "to be consistent, to follow regularly in natural or logical order," from Latin cohaerere "to cleave together," in transferred use, "be coherent or consistent," from assimilated form of com "together" (see co-) + haerere "to adhere, stick" (see hesitation). More literal sense of "to stick, stick together, cleave" is from 1610s. Related: Cohered; cohering.

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Definitions of cohere

cohere (v.)
come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation;
The sushi rice grains cohere
Synonyms: cling / cleave / adhere / stick
cohere (v.)
cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole;
Religion can cohere social groups
cohere (v.)
have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results;
the principles by which societies cohere
From wordnet.princeton.edu