Pronunciation: (kō-hēr'), [key]
v.i., -hered, -her•ing.
1. to stick together; be united; hold fast, as parts of the same mass: The particles of wet flour cohered to form a paste.
2. Physics.(of two or more similar substances) to be united within a body by the action of molecular forces.
3. to be naturally or logically connected: Without sound reasoning no argument will cohere.
4. to agree; be congruous: Her account of the incident cohered with his.

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