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Antonymnoun

(semantics) A word which has the opposite meaning of another word.

‘“rich” is an antonym of “poor”; “full” is an antonym of “empty”’;

Consistverb

To be.

Antonymnoun

A word that describes one end of a scale, while its opposite describes the other end, such as large versus small; a gradable antonym.

Consistverb

To exist.

Antonymnoun

A word of opposite meaning; a counterterm; - used as a correlative of synonym.

Consistverb

To be comprised or contained

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Antonymnoun

two words that express opposing concepts;

‘to him the opposite of gay was depressed’;

Consistverb

To be composed, formed, or made up (of).

‘The greeting package consists of some brochures, a pen, and a notepad.’;

Consistnoun

(rail transport) A lineup or sequence of railroad carriages or cars, with or without a locomotive, that form a unit.

‘The train's consist included a baggage car, four passenger cars, and a diner.’;

Consistverb

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.

‘He is before all things, and by him all things consist.’;

Consistverb

To be composed or made up; - followed by of.

‘The land would consist of plains and valleys.’;

Consistverb

To have as its substance or character, or as its foundation; to be; - followed by in.

‘If their purgation did consist in words.’; ‘A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.’;

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Consistverb

To be consistent or harmonious; to be in accordance; - formerly used absolutely, now followed by with.

‘This was a consisting story.’; ‘Health consists with temperance alone.’; ‘For orders and degreesJar not with liberty, but well consist.’;

Consistverb

To insist; - followed by on.

Consistverb

originate (in);

‘The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country’;

Consistverb

have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in;

‘The payment consists in food’; ‘What does love consist in?’;

Consistverb

be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous;

‘Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end’;

Consistverb

be composed of;

‘The land he conquered comprised several provinces’; ‘What does this dish consist of?’;

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