consist in

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of consist in

formal
: to have (something) as an essential or main part
  • Happiness consists in being satisfied with what you have.

Word by Word Definitions

consist play
  1. : lie, reside

  2. : exist, be

  3. : to be capable of existing

  1. : makeup or composition (as of coal sizes or a railroad train) by classes, types, or grades and arrangement


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