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comprise/contain/consist

What is the difference between comprise, contain and consist?

Does English has other likely synonims?

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soufmen profile picture soufmenDecember 2018
1 comprise is formal than others , (means has a value)
2 consist is only used the active form (means no auxiliary needed ) example (my house consists of two room=true
my house is consists of two rooms=false
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  • Hayley1267 profile picture Hayley1267January 2019
    Comprise = made out of (many different meanings)
    Contain = has it in it
    Consist = more like the pieces of a plan or idea or job
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