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consignment | consignor | consilience | consimilitude | consimility | consist | consist of | consistence | consistency | consistent | consistent with



Verb (intransitive)
3 in 3 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses) (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)


consistv. i. [L. consistere to stand still or firm; con- + sistere to stand, cause to stand, stare to stand: cf. F. consister. See Stand.].
  •  To stand firm; to be in a fixed or permanent state, as a body composed of parts in union or connection; to hold together; to be; to exist; to subsist; to be supported and maintained.  [1913 Webster]
    "He is before all things, and by him all things consist."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be composed or made up; -- followed by of.  [1913 Webster]
    "The land would consist of plains and valleys."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To have as its substance or character, or as its foundation; to be; -- followed by in.  [1913 Webster]
    "If their purgation did consist in words."  [1913 Webster]
    "A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be consistent or harmonious; to be in accordance; -- formerly used absolutely, now followed by with.  [1913 Webster]
    "This was a consisting story."  [1913 Webster]
    "Health consists with temperance alone."  [1913 Webster]
    "For orders and degrees
    Jar not with liberty, but well consist.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To insist; -- followed by on.  Shak.


consist, v.intr.
1 (foll. by of) be composed; have specified ingredients or elements.
2 (foll. by in, of) have its essential features as specified (its beauty consists in the use of colour).
3 (usu. foll. by with) harmonize; be consistent.

L consistere exist (as com-, sistere stop)



abide, accord, be, comport, conform, consort, correspond, dovetail, dwell, exist, fit in, gee, go, inhere, lie, repose, reside, rest, subsist

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