Verb: consist kun'sist
Noun: consist kun'sist
- Originate (in)
- 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
"What does this dish consist of?";
- (rail transport) a lineup or sequence of railway 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"
Derived forms: consists, consisting, consisted
Type of: agree, be, check, correspond, exist, fit, gibe, jibe, marry, marry up, match, tally