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1. consist

verb. ['kənˈsɪst'] originate (in).

Synonyms

  • exist
  • lie
  • lie in
  • dwell

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • unbalance
  • juvenile
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • consisto (Latin)

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Rhymes with Consist

  • preexist
  • reminisced
  • coexist
  • subsist
  • dismissed
  • baptiste
  • resist
  • persist
  • insist
  • exist
  • enlist
  • desist
  • delist
  • twist
  • tryst
  • quist
  • krist
  • grist
  • ghrist
  • frist
  • crist
  • chryst
  • assist
  • wrist
  • wist
  • vist
  • schist
  • rist
  • pissed
  • nist

Sentences with consist


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
These evaporators consist of coils, which absorb heat, and fans, which circulate the resulting cool air.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Some consist of single cells, others live in colonies and still others are composed of many cells.

3. Verb, base form
Removing the starter will consist of pulling out two bolts and the wiring that runs to the starter.

Quotes about consist


1. Your life has to consist of more than 'Black people should unite.' You hope they do, but not twenty-four hours a day.
- Gil Scott-Heron

2. Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Airman's Odyssey

3. Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

2. consist

verb. ['kənˈsɪst'] be composed of.

Synonyms

  • comprise

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • unearned run

Etymology

  • consisto (Latin)

3. consist

verb. ['kənˈsɪst'] be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous.

Synonyms

  • match
  • jibe
  • check
  • fit
  • agree
  • gibe
  • correspond

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • activeness
  • attack

Etymology

  • consisto (Latin)

4. consist

verb. ['kənˈsɪst'] have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in.

Antonyms

  • stay

Etymology

  • consisto (Latin)
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