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    consist - Dictionary definition and meaning for word consist

    Definition
    (verb) originate (in)
    Synonyms : dwell , lie , lie in
    Example Sentence
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
    Definition
    (verb) have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    Example Sentence
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?
    Definition
    (verb) be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous
    Example Sentence
    • Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end
    Definition
    (verb) be composed of
    Synonyms : comprise
    Example Sentence
    • The land he conquered comprised several provinces
    • What does this dish consist of?
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