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English verb: consist

1. consist (stative) originate (in)

SamplesThe problems dwell in the social injustices in this country.

Synonymsdwell, lie, lie in

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)be, exist

2. consist (stative) have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in

SamplesThe payment consists in food.
What does love consist in?.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)be

3. consist (stative) be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous

SamplesDesires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

4. consist (stative) be composed of

SamplesThe land he conquered comprised several provinces.
What does this dish consist of?.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)be

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