cohesion

Cohesion means sticking together. If your group of friends heads to the lunchroom as a team and sits all together, you're demonstrating strong cohesion.

Cohesion is a word that comes to us through physics, where cohesion describes particles that are the same and tend to stick together — water molecules, for example. Outside of physics, cohesion describes unity among parts, and is something to be sought after. A team that has good cohesion is often a team that wins.

Definitions of cohesion
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n the state of cohering or sticking together

Synonyms:
coherence, coherency, cohesiveness
Antonyms:
incoherence, incoherency
lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
Types:
consistency
logical coherence and accordance with the facts
continuity
uninterrupted connection or union
Type of:
connectedness, connection, link
the state of being connected

n (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)

Type of:
development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny
(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

n (physics) the intermolecular force that holds together the molecules in a solid or liquid

Type of:
force
(physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity