Definitions of consist:
- verb: be composed of
Example: "What does this dish consist of?"
- verb: be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous
Example: "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
- verb: have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
Example: "The payment consists in food"
- verb: originate (in)
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