Synonyms for (verb) consist

Synonyms: comprise, consist

Definition: be composed of

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

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: dwell, consist, lie, lie in

Definition: originate (in)

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

Similar words: be, exist

Definition: have an existence, be extant

Usage: Is there a God?


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check

Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Usage: The two stories don't agree in many details; The handwriting checks with the signature on the check; The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun


Synonyms: 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?

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer