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Definition of Consist

Consist

  1. 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.
  2. To be composed or made up; -- followed by of.
  3. To have as its substance or character, or as its foundation; to be; -- followed by in.
  4. To be consistent or harmonious; to be in accordance; -- formerly used absolutely, now followed by with.
  5. To insist; -- followed by on.

Consist Quotations

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.
Karl Marx

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
George Bernard Shaw

Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.
Paracelsus

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
Coco Chanel
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Consist Translations

consist in Dutch is bestaan uit
consist in French is consistons, consistent, consistez, consister
consist in German is besteht aus, zusammensetzend
consist in Italian is essere di
consist in Portuguese is consista
consist in Spanish is consistir
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