HyperDic: consist

English > 4 senses of the word consist:
VERBstativeconsist, dwell, lie, lie inoriginate (in)
stativeconsisthave its essential character
stativeconsistbe consistent in form, tenor, or character
stativeconsist, comprisebe composed of
consist > pronunciation
Soundskahnsih'st
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > consist: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningoriginate (in).
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Synonymsdwell, lie, lie in
Broaderexist, beHave an existence, be extant
Spanishconsistir, habitar, morar, residir, yacer
Catalanhabitar, residir
English > consist: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningHave its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "The payment consists in food"
  • "What does love consist in?"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Catalanconsistir
English > consist: 4 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningBe consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
Broadermatch, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreesatisfy a condition or restriction
Nounsconsistency, consistencea harmonious uniformity or agreement / agreement among things or parts
English > consist: 4 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe composed of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "What does this dish consist of?"
Synonymcomprise
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishcomponerse, consistir, constar
Catalanconsistir en, constar de

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