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Comprised vs. Consist

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Comprisedverb

simple past tense and past participle of comprise

Consistverb

To be.

Consistverb

To exist.

Consistverb

To be comprised or contained

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.’;

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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.’;

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’;

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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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