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Consist

Con`sist´   Pronunciation: kǒn`sĭst´
v. i.1.To stand firm; to be in a fixed or permanent state, as a body composed of parts in union or connection; to hold together; to be; to exist; to subsist; to be supported and maintained.
[imp. & p. p. Consisted; p. pr. & vb. n. Consisting.]
He is before all things, and by him all things consist.
- Col. i. 17.
2.To be composed or made up; - followed by of.
The land would consist of plains and valleys.
- T. Burnet.
3.To have as its substance or character, or as its foundation; to be; - followed by in.
If their purgation did consist in words.
- Shak.
4.To be consistent or harmonious; to be in accordance; - formerly used absolutely, now followed by with.
This was a consisting story.
- Bp. Burnet.
5.To insist; - followed by on.
Verb1.consist - originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
Synonyms: lie in, belong, dwell, lie
2.consist - have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in; "The payment consists in food"; "What does love consist in?"
3.consist - be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
4.consist - be composed of; "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?"
Synonyms: comprise
abide, accord, be, comport, conform, consort, correspond, dovetail, dwell, exist, fit in, gee, go, inhere, lie, repose, reside, rest, subsist
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