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    Definition of consist in in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGconsists inPRconsisting inPT, PPconsisted inPREcon-
    1. To have the thing mentioned as the only or most important part.
      1. Tolerance consists in respecting other people’s opinions.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • ...the fabrick of them consists in several membranes superstrated one over another...
      • Tolerance consists in respecting other people’s opinions.
      • It consists in a phosphorely in which phosphorylation of CheY by CheA results in the interaction of CheY with the flagellar rotor and changes in flagella rotation.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Phrasal verbs
        • Phrasal verbs with particle (in)
      • Verbs
        • Phrasal verbs
          • Phrasal verbs with particle (in)
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of consist in for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "consist in" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb.
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