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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: cohaerere, from co- ( CO-) + haerere 'to stick'

cohere

verb
     
co‧here [intransitive]
1 if ideas, arguments, beliefs, statements etc cohere, they are connected in a clear and reasonable way [↪ coherent]:
All the details are there and are correct but they don't cohere.
2 if two objects cohere, they stick together

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