cohere-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Literally stick together.

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[theme[concrete]] COHERE

The sushi rice grains cohere.
The fabric coheres together into a single piece.
All of the granules cohere to form a blob.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: Form an aesthetic or conceptual whole.

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[theme[abstract]] COHERE

There are principles by which society coheres.
Religion can cohere social groups.
As fashion, that outfit really coheres.

VerbNet: settle-89
FrameNet: Compatibility
PropBank: cohere.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3