Definitions for consist

Definitions for (verb) consist

Main entry: comprise, consist

Definition: be composed of

Usage: The land he conquered comprised several provinces; What does this dish consist of?

Main entry: dwell, consist, lie, lie in

Definition: originate (in)

Usage: The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

Main entry: consist

Definition: be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous

Usage: Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end

Main entry: consist

Definition: have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in

Usage: The payment consists in food; What does love consist in?

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