consists in meaning


    Definition of consists in in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFconsist inPRconsisting inPT, PPconsisted inPREcon-
    1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of consist in.
    2. 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. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Verb singular forms
            • Third-person singular forms
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of consists in for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "consists in" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile