What is the meaning of consist?


  • Originate (in. )
    • usage: "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
  • Have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in.
    • usage: "The payment consists in food"; "What does love consist in"
  • Be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous.
    • usage: "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
  • Be composed of.
    • usage: "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of"
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APAWordNet. (2010). consist. Retrieved June 24, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/consist/definitions/1267226
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MLAWordNet. "consist" 23 October 2010. Web. 24 June 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/consist/definitions/1267226>
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