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Definition 1: originate (in) - [verb of stative]

Samples where consist or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

Synonyms for consist in the sense of this definition

(consist is a kind of ...) have an existence, be extant

"Is there a God?"

Definition 2: be composed of - [verb of stative]

Samples where consist or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The land he conquered comprised several provinces
  • What does this dish consist of?

Synonyms for consist in the sense of this definition

(consist is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 3: be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous - [verb of stative]

Samples where consist or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(consist is a kind of ...) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

"The two stories don't agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

Definition 4: have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in - [verb of stative]

Samples where consist or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The payment consists in food
  • What does love consist in?

(consist is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

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