Consist - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kənˈsɪst|  American pronunciation of the word consist
Brit.  |kənˈsɪst|  British pronunciation of the word consist

verb

- originate (in) (syn: dwell, lie, lie in)
- have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
The payment consists in food
What does love consist in?
- be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous
Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end
- be composed of (syn: comprise)
What does this dish consist of?

Extra examples

...that account consists with the information in the other reports...

Freedom consists in the absence of oppressive laws.

A cricket team consists of eleven players.

The cake consisted of flour, butter, eggs and sugar.

It consists with the facts.

The beauty of this picture consists in its balance of colours.

The politician's actions do not consist with the promises in his speeches.

The payment consists in food

What does love consist in?

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

What does this dish consist of?

...the framing of the debate will consist of a predetermined order of turns and follow-up comments...

These avalanches consist of enormous blocks of ice.

These horns consist of an excrescence of bone.

These habitations consist of from four to eight huts.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: consist
he/she/it: consists
present participle: consisting
past tense: consisted
past participle: consisted
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