Definition for cohesive

adjective as in tending to unite

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close-knit, united

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adhesive, tenacious

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Example Sentences

The Spitfire want to change this by building their own “cohesive path to pro within Europe,” Müller said.

Hosting both the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments in the same city allows for cohesive testing and medical protocols for both events, as well as centralized accommodations surrounding the competition venues.

We let them choose their favorite pieces from the collection and we provided photo guidelines so we could make the photos look cohesive on our site.

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You can even be particularly bold and try to find something that’s an exact match, for a cohesive winter set.

Many locals who have jobs, homes and families that require them to cross the border daily and navigate both San Diego and Tijuana seamlessly feel that the region is more cohesive than the infrastructure built by the federal government may suggest.

The precision it took to craft such a cohesive, wholly compelling work over 12 years is nothing short of remarkable.

Later on, he drove the point home: “Everyone seems to have a cohesive idea of what this is with the exception of you.”

The so-called moderate opposition—made up of hundreds of disparate groups—is often immoderate and rarely cohesive.

It goes in totally different directions but still somehow manages to feel cohesive.

Rep Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) seemed to suggest there was never any cohesive plan at all on this from the beginning.

The creeds are falling to pieces for want of unity, cohesive principle and authority.

Intermarriages with their Dutch fellow-colonists further promoted assimilation into one cohesive community.

This anemia of modern speech is only too well encouraged by the feeble cohesive force of our phonetic symbols.

In the first place, money in large quantities has singular adhesive and cohesive properties.

Love is the one cohesive, unifying, constructive force, and it is at the same time the only liberating force.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cohesive, such as: close-knit, united, adhesive, tenacious, and connected.

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