[ koh-uh-les ]


  1. come together to form one mass or whole
  2. combine (elements) in a mass or whole

Examples of coalesce in a sentence:

  • When the detective posted all the evidence on the wall, the clues began to coalesce into a clear picture of who had actually committed the murder.  
  • At first, the artist’s canvas just looked like a mass of random splotches of color, but with a few brushstrokes he made them coalesce into a beautiful landscape right before our eyes.