consist of

phrasal verb
consisted of; consisting of; consists of

Definition of consist of

: to be formed or made up of (specified things or people) Breakfast consisted of cereal, fruit, and orange juice. Coal consists mostly of carbon. His wardrobe consists almost entirely of jeans and T-shirts. The crowd consisted mainly/largely of teenage girls.

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“Consist of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consist%20of. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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