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〔 kәnˋsIst 〕


〔 kәnˊsist 〕

Overview of verb consist

The verb consist has 4 senses

  • dwell, consist, lie, lie in -- (originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country")

  • consist -- (have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in; "The payment consists in food"; "What does love consist in?")

  • consist -- (be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end")

  • consist, comprise -- (be composed of; "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?")