Definition of 'consist'
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Treatment consists of a series of lessons to help you learn to hold yourself correctly. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Iran did not specify what the work would consist of. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Those that we are mainly interested in each consist of two atoms linked together. The Antioxidant Health Plan (1994)The walls seemed to consist almost entirely of vast glazed surfaces. GOD'S SECRETARIES: The Making of the King James Bible (2003)His work consists in the dissolution of the religious world into its secular basis. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)The whole consists both of parts and their relationship to one another. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)It consists entirely in the right exercise of the powers of nature. Christianity Today (2000)The external walls of many houses consist of two layers with a gap between them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It consists of two mutually contradictory impulses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It consists of a series of gentle exercises in body awareness and physical relaxation that are easily learned. Alternative Health Care for Children (1989)My life usually consists of working fulltime and looking after my ten-year-old son. The Sun (2014)Most importantly, our family entertainment consists entirely of surfing and the beach. The Sun (2015)It consisted of two pods and a main sleeping area - it was perfect. The Sun (2016)Her output was extensive despite consisting of a series of major works not only large in size but calling for intensive research into sheer technicalities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The hotel consists of a series of stone buildings, with the main structure at the front being the old farmhouse. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Grandcourt's importance as a subject of this realm was of the grandly passive kind which consists in the inheritance of land. Daniel Deronda (1876)A computer consists of many part. Technology Basic Facts (1990)The work previously consisted of a limited set of standardized tasks and workers were told which machine to work on and the time allowed for the job. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)My exercise routine consists of resistance work, which is especially useful as I get older. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: consist VERB
to consist of sth | to consist of doing sth Something that consists of particular things or people is formed from them.
Breakfast consisted of porridge and toast.
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