What does cohesive mean?

Definitions for cohesivekoʊˈhi sɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cohesive(adj)

    causing cohesion

    "a cohesive agent"

  2. cohesive(adj)

    cohering or tending to cohere; well integrated

    "a cohesive organization"


  1. cohesive(Adjective)

    Having cohesion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cohesive(adj)

    holding the particles of a homogeneous body together; as, cohesive attraction; producing cohesion; as, a cohesive force

  2. Cohesive(adj)

    cohering, or sticking together, as in a mass; capable of cohering; tending to cohere; as, cohesive clay


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cohesive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cohesive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kester Vickery:

    We need to take a cohesive family group, right from the oldest matriarch down to the smallest baby.

  2. Kellyanne Conway:

    I just think it’s going to come down to one man’s decision, it’s very important to have a cohesive Cabinet.

  3. Randal Stewart:

    What we saw starting to happen shortly after her arrival was a systematic dismantling of a cohesive and productive organization. There was cohesion in the office and no one was afraid to do their jobs.

  4. Donna Harris:

    Boston entrepreneurs actually reported much better connections to their community overall, while the San Francisco Bay Area is the clear leader in total startup activity, its lack of a cohesive community and declining quality of life for residents helped move Boston to the top spot.

  5. Iona College processor Jeanne Zaino:

    We’ve got a Republican Party that’s looking like it is increasingly more and more cohesive going into Cleveland and a Democratic Party that’s almost tearing itself apart from the inside, this has got to be a huge concern for the Hillary Clinton team. Hillary Clinton desperately needs to pivot to the general election at this point … and yet they are unable to control Bernie Sanders.

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