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to consist of something

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  • consist in something — conˈsist in sth derived (formal) to have sth as the main or only part or feature • The beauty of the city consists in its magnificent buildings. • consist in something doing sth True education does not consist in simply being taught facts …   Useful english dictionary

  • consist of something — conˈsist of sb/sth derived to be formed from the things or people mentioned • The committee consists of ten members. • Their diet consisted largely of vegetables. • consist of something doing sth Most of the fieldwork consisted of making tape… …   Useful english dictionary

  • consist in — 1. To inhere in (obsolete) 2. To have as essence 3. To be composed of • • • Main Entry: ↑consist * * * con ˈsist in [transitive] [present tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • consist of — To be made up of • • • Main Entry: ↑consist * * * con ˈsist of [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they consist of he/she/it consists of …   Useful english dictionary

  • consist — con|sist [ kən sıst ] verb *** con sist in phrasal verb transitive FORMAL consist in something to have something as the most important aspect or the only aspect: True strength does not consist in mere muscle. consist in doing something: His job… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • consist in — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms consist in : present tense I/you/we/they consist in he/she/it consists in present participle consisting in past tense consisted in past participle consisted in formal consist in something to have something as… …   English dictionary

  • consist of — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms consist of : present tense I/you/we/they consist of he/she/it consists of present participle consisting of past tense consisted of past participle consisted of consist of something to be made of particular… …   English dictionary

  • consist — [kən sist′] vi. [L consistere, to stand together < com , together + sistere, to place, caus. of stare, to STAND] 1. to be formed or composed (of) [water consists of hydrogen and oxygen] 2. to be contained or inherent (in something) as a cause …   English World dictionary

  • Something for Everybody (Devo album) — Something for Everybody Studio album by Devo Released …   Wikipedia

  • consist of, contain — These words are used interchangeably, but contain is a synonym only of consist of, not consist in. Consist of and contain express the notion that something so exists that something else can be placed or noticed within it: The can contains… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • consist — con|sist W3 [kənˈsıst] v consist in [consist in sth] phr v [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: consistere to stand still or firm, exist , from com ( COM ) + sistere to stand ] to be based on or depend on something ▪ Happiness does not consist in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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