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Consist

Consist

WordNet



verb


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



Etymology 1


From < + .

Verb



  1. To be composed, formed, or made up (of).
    The greeting package consists of some brochures, a pen, and a notepad.

Noun



  1. A lineup or sequence of railroad carriages or cars, with or without a locomotive, that form a unit.
    The train's consist included a baggage car, four passenger cars, and a diner.