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COHERENCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does coherence mean? 

COHERENCE (noun)
  The noun COHERENCE has 2 senses:

1. the state of cohering or sticking together
2. logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts

  Familiarity information: COHERENCE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COHERENCE (noun)


Sense 1coherence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of cohering or sticking together

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

coherence; coherency; cohesion; cohesiveness

Hypernyms ("coherence" is a kind of...):

connectedness; connection; link (the state of being connected)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "coherence"):

consistency (logical coherence and accordance with the facts)

continuity (uninterrupted connection or union)

Antonym:

incoherence (lack of cohesion or clarity or organization)


Sense 2coherence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

coherence; coherency

Hypernyms ("coherence" is a kind of...):

comprehensibility; understandability (the quality of comprehensible language or thought)


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