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Definition to merge or bring different things together
  • My ideas are beginning to coalesce into a plan.
coalesce = come together
  • There are many diverse perspectives, but I think we can coalesce around shared principles.
  • The gas coalesced to form our sun.
  • The rest of the family was as shocked as if Theresa had died. They coalesced, quiet, at the foot of her bed. Waiting.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • coalesced = came together; or merged
  • Unfortunately, the events of last night had coalesced in her head.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • coalesced = come together
  • The shimmering wall of air parted like a silver curtain, and then a tall man was standing next to Hodge, as if he had coalesced out of the humid air.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • coalesced = come together
  • He liked sleep, and he liked the way his thoughts seemed to coalesce while he was dreaming.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • coalesce = come together
  • Have You Ever had so much to say that your mouth closed up tight, struggling to harness the nuclear force coalescing within your words?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • coalescing = merging or coming together
  • It took a moment for the thought to coalesce into the form of a question.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road
  • coalesce = come together
  • And then he jumped when the light coalesced on one spot, and he finally saw her.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • coalesced = merged or came together
  • A gathering murmur, people in their yards talking across the fences, coalesced outside.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • coalesced = came together
  • her fear was greater now, more coalesced,
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • coalesced = consolidated (different aspects having come together)
  • another demon, more cunning than the others, had drifted around Magnus and was coalescing behind him, ready to strike—
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • coalescing = coming together (becoming whole)
  • The highest prime number coalesced quietly in a corner and hid itself away for ever.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • coalesced = came together
  • Like water vapor crystalizing into the magnificent, unique form of a snowflake, the babble of voices coalesces into a single conversation.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Running back to the altar, Max saw that the mist above Astaroth was growing brighter, its nimbus coalescing into distinct shapes.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Now all those years of anticipation had coalesced.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • After hours of speculation, the story finally began to coalesce.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • But now this old memory of her affection for Odette had coalesced suddenly with his more recent memory of her unseemly conversation.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann's Way
  • I hold it to be the wondrously thin, ruptured membranes of the case, coalescing.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick

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