verb (used without object), cohered, cohering.
to stick together; be united; hold fast, as parts of the same mass: The particles of wet flour cohered to form a paste.
Physics. (of two or more similar substances) to be united within a body by the action of molecular forces.
to be naturally or logically connected: Without sound reasoning no argument will cohere.
to agree; be congruous: Her account of the incident cohered with his.

1590–1600; < Latin cohaerēre, equivalent to co- co- + haerēre to stick, cling

1. See stick2. 3. follow. Unabridged
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cohere (kəʊˈhɪə)
1.  to hold or stick firmly together
2.  to be connected logically; be consistent
3.  physics to be held together by the action of molecular forces
[C16: from Latin cohaerēre from co- together + haerēre to cling, adhere]

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Word Origin & History

1590s, from L. cohærere "to cleave together," from com- "together" + hærere "to stick" (see coherent). Related: Coherency, cohering.
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Example sentences
These layers of resources to cohere discrete bits requires machines, which
  require heat dissipation.
Using heel of your hand, knead dough bits until they cohere.
But the movie is so sloppily written and directed that its bits of bluster
  never cohere.
Some of the writing is formidable, yet the action of the plot never seems
  likely to cohere.
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