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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the state of cohering or sticking together;
[syn: coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness]

2. logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts;
[syn: coherence, coherency]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coherence \Co*her"ence\, Coherency \Co*her"en*cy\, n. [L. cohaerentia: cf. F. coh['e]rence.] 1. A sticking or cleaving together; union of parts of the same body; cohesion. [1913 Webster] 2. Connection or dependence, proceeding from the subordination of the parts of a thing to one principle or purpose, as in the parts of a discourse, or of a system of philosophy; a logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts; consecutiveness. [1913 Webster] Coherence of discourse, and a direct tendency of all the parts of it to the argument in hand, are most eminently to be found in him. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 3. the state of cohering. Syn: cohesion, cohesiveness. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

coherence n 1: the state of cohering or sticking together [syn: coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness] [ant: incoherence, incoherency] 2: logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts [syn: coherence, coherency]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

103 Moby Thesaurus words for "coherence": accord, accordance, accretion, adherence, adhesion, affinity, agglomeration, agglutination, agreement, assent, bond, chorus, clarity, clear-cutness, clearness, cling, clinging, clotting, clustering, coagulation, cohesion, cohesiveness, coincidence, compaction, compatibility, concert, concord, concordance, concretion, condensation, conformance, conformation, conformity, congealment, congelation, congeniality, conglobation, conglomeration, congruence, congruency, congruity, connectedness, consistency, consolidation, consonance, consort, cooperation, correspondence, crystallinity, definition, directness, distinctness, equivalence, explicitness, harmony, impartibility, indiscerptibility, indissolubility, indivisibility, infrangibility, infusibility, inseparability, insolubility, integrity, intersection, junction, limpidity, lucidity, oneness, overlap, parallelism, peace, pellucidity, perspicuity, plain English, plain speech, plain style, plainness, rapport, self-consistency, set, simplicity, solidarity, solidification, sticking, straightforwardness, structure, symmetry, sync, synchronism, tally, timing, transparency, transpicuity, unadorned style, unambiguousness, unequivocalness, uniformity, union, unison, unisonance, unity, unmistakableness