Associations to the word «Consist»


CONSIST, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To exist, to be.
CONSIST, verb. (intransitive) To be comprised or contained in.
CONSIST, verb. (intransitive) To be composed, formed, or made up of.
CONSIST, noun. (rail transport) A lineup or sequence of railroad carriages or cars, with or without a locomotive, that form a unit.
CONSIST IN, verb. To have the thing mentioned as the only or most important part.
CONSIST OF, verb. To be composed or made up of something.

Dictionary definition

CONSIST, verb. Originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country".
CONSIST, verb. Have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in; "The payment consists in food"; "What does love consist in?".
CONSIST, verb. Be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end".
CONSIST, verb. Be composed of; "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?".

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