Synonyms for consist:

conforming (adjective)

customary, mannerly, correct, proper, Aping, traditional, complying, regular, submissive, Acquiescing, obedient, conventional, formal, conforming, congruous, Adhering.

Sense 1


Sense 2

conform, jibe.

Sense 3

chime, correspond, reside, accord, exist.

Sense 4

fit, repose, agree.

Sense 5



lie in.

Other synonyms and related words:

conform, comport, agree, live, correspond, contain, dwell, chord, make up, constitute, lie down, rest, chime, jibe, inhabit, populate, comprise, inhere, fit, harmonize, rhyme, coincide, lie, belong, exist, repose, be, brood, dovetail, represent, reside, cohere, consist of, incorporate, accord, harp.

Sense 1 (noun)

exist, repose, inhere, reside.

Sense 2 (noun)

chime, conform, agree, fit, correspond, accord, jibe, harmonize.

consist (noun)

comprise, dwell, lie in, belong, lie.

exist, reside (verb)

lie, be, repose, rest, dwell, inhere.

stative (verb)

lie, lie in, dwell.

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