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From cohaereō (cling together) +‎ -scō.



cohaerēscō (present infinitive cohaerēscēre, perfect active cohaesī); second conjugation, no passive

  1. (intransitive, rare) I stick or hang together, cohere.


  • The third principal part is shared with cohaereō.
   Conjugation of cohaeresco (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cohaerēscō cohaerēscis cohaerēscit cohaerēscimus cohaerēscitis cohaerēscunt
imperfect cohaerēscēbam cohaerēscēbās cohaerēscēbat cohaerēscēbāmus cohaerēscēbātis cohaerēscēbant
future cohaerēscam cohaerēscēs cohaerēscet cohaerēscēmus cohaerēscētis cohaerēscent
perfect cohaesī cohaesistī cohaesit cohaesimus cohaesistis cohaesērunt, cohaesēre
pluperfect cohaeseram cohaeserās cohaeserat cohaeserāmus cohaeserātis cohaeserant
future perfect cohaeserō cohaeseris cohaeserit cohaeserimus cohaeseritis cohaeserint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cohaerēscam cohaerēscās cohaerēscat cohaerēscāmus cohaerēscātis cohaerēscant
imperfect cohaerēscerem cohaerēscerēs cohaerēsceret cohaerēscerēmus cohaerēscerētis cohaerēscerent
perfect cohaeserim cohaeserīs cohaeserit cohaeserīmus cohaeserītis cohaeserint
pluperfect cohaesissem cohaesissēs cohaesisset cohaesissēmus cohaesissētis cohaesissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cohaerēsce cohaerēscite
future cohaerēscitō cohaerēscitō cohaerēscitōte cohaerēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cohaerēscere cohaesisse
participles cohaerēscēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cohaerēscere cohaerēscendī cohaerēscendō cohaerēscendum

Related terms[edit]


  • cohaeresco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cohaeresco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cohaeresco in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette