simple past tense and past participle of comprise
To be comprised or contained
To be composed, formed, or made up (of).
‘The greeting package consists of some brochures, a pen, and a notepad.’;
(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.’;
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.’;
To be composed or made up; - followed by of.
‘The land would consist of plains and valleys.’;
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.’;
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.’;
To insist; - followed by on.
‘The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country’;
have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in;
‘The payment consists in food’; ‘What does love consist in?’;
be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous;
‘Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end’;
be composed of;
‘The land he conquered comprised several provinces’; ‘What does this dish consist of?’;