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  Words related to consist

Related / Similar Words: comprise, dwell, lie, belong, lie in

 

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

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    Hyponyms: inhere, pertain, appertain

     

    Derivational Morphology: lie, consistency, consistence

     

     
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