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consist

 
Verb consist has 4 senses
  1. dwell, consist, lie, belong, lie in - originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
    --1 is one way to exist, be
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. consist - have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in; "The payment consists in food"; "What does love consist in?"
    --2 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. consist - be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
    --3 is one way to
    match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
    Derived forms: noun consistency2, noun consistence1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. consist, comprise - be composed of; "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?"
    --4 is one way to be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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