Consist Synonyms & Definitions

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• ConsistDefinition & Meaning in English

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

• ConsistencyDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A degree of firmness, density, or spissitude.
  2. (n.) Agreement or harmony of all parts of a complex thing among themselves, or of the same thing with itself at different times; the harmony of conduct with profession; congruity; correspondence; as, the consistency of laws, regulations, or judicial decisions; consistency of opinions; consistency of conduct or of character.
  3. (n.) Firmness of constitution or character; substantiality; durability; persistency.
  4. (n.) That which stands together as a united whole; a combination.
  5. (n.) The condition of standing or adhering together, or being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; existence; firmness; coherence; solidity.

• ConsistorianDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Pertaining to a Presbyterian consistory; -- a contemptuous term of 17th century controversy.