Consist vs. Rake

Consist vs. Rake — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Consist and Rake

Consistverb

To be made up or composed

New York City consists of five boroughs. See Usage Note at include.

Rakenoun

A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.

Consistverb

To have a basis; reside or lie

The beauty of the artist's style consists in its simplicity.

Rakenoun

A device that resembles such an implement.

Consistverb

To be compatible; accord

The information consists with her account.

Rakenoun

A usually well-to-do man who is dissolute or promiscuous.

Consistverb

To be.

Rakenoun

Inclination from the perpendicular

the rake of a jet plane's wings.

Consistverb

To exist.

Rakenoun

The angle between the cutting edge of a tool and a plane perpendicular to the working surface to which the tool is applied.

Consistverb

To be comprised or contained

Rakenoun

The angle at which a roof is inclined.

Consistverb

To be composed, formed, or made up (of).

The greeting package consists of some brochures, a pen, and a notepad.

Rakenoun

The inclined edge of a pitched roof or the roof of a gable or dormer.

Consistnoun

(rail transport) A lineup or sequence of railroad carriages or cars, with or without a locomotive, that form a unit.

The train's consist included a baggage car, four passenger cars, and a diner.

Rakeverb

To gather or move with or as if with a rake

rake leaves into a pile.rake in the gambling chips.

Consistverb

originate (in);

The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

Rakeverb

(Informal) To gain in abundance. Often used with in

a successful company that raked in the profits.

Consistverb

have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in;

The payment consists in foodWhat does love consist in?

Rakeverb

To smooth, scrape, or loosen with a rake or similar implement

rake the soil for planting.

Consistverb

be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous;

Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end

Rakeverb

To move over or across swiftly or harshly

Cold winds raked the plains.

Consistverb

be composed of;

The land he conquered comprised several provincesWhat does this dish consist of?

Rakeverb

To pull or drag (a comb or one's fingers, for example) over or through something, such as one's hair.

Rakeverb

To scrape; scratch

The cat raked my arm with its claws.

Rakeverb

To aim heavy gunfire along the length of.

Rakeverb

To use a rake.

Rakeverb

To conduct a thorough search

raked through the files for the misplaced letter.

Rakeverb

To slant or cause to incline from the perpendicular

propeller blades that rake backward from the shaft.rake a ship's mast.

Rakenoun

A garden tool with a row of pointed teeth fixed to a long handle, used for collecting grass or debris, or for loosening soil.

Rakenoun

A lot, plenty.

Jim has had a rake of trouble with his new car.

Rakenoun

A set of coupled rail vehicles, normally coaches or wagons.

The train was formed of a locomotive and a rake of six coaches.

Rakenoun

(cellular automata) A puffer that emits a stream of spaceships rather than a trail of debris.

Rakenoun

The scaled commission fee taken by a cardroom operating a poker game.

Rakenoun

A toothed machine drawn by a horse, used for collecting hay or grain; a horserake.

Rakenoun

(mining) A fissure or mineral vein traversing the strata vertically, or nearly so.

Rakenoun

Slope, divergence from the horizontal or perpendicular.

Rakenoun

(geology) The direction of slip during fault movement. The rake is measured within the fault plane.

Rakenoun

(roofing) The sloped edge of a roof at or adjacent to the first or last rafter.

Rakenoun

A man habituated to immoral conduct.

Rakenoun

A course; direction; stretch.

Rakenoun

A range, stray.

a sheep-raik = a sheep-walk

Rakeverb

To use a rake on (leaves, debris, soil, a lawn, etc) in order to loosen, gather together, or remove debris from.

We raked all the leaves into a pile

Rakeverb

To search thoroughly.

Detectives appeared, roped the curious people out of the grounds, and raked the place for clews. -- Captain John Blaine

Rakeverb

To spray with gunfire.

the enemy machine guns raked the roadway

Rakeverb

To claw at; to scratch.

Her sharp fingernails raked the side of my face.

Rakeverb

To gather, especially quickly (often as rake in)

The casino is just raking in the cash; it's like a license to print money.

Rakeverb

(intransitive) To pass with violence or rapidity; to scrape along.

Rakeverb

(intransitive) To proceed rapidly; to move swiftly.

Rakeverb

To guide; to direct

Rakeverb

(intransitive) To incline from a perpendicular direction.

A mast rakes aft.

Rakeverb

To walk about; to gad or ramble idly.

Rakeverb

To act the rake; to lead a dissolute, debauched life.

Rakeverb

Of a dog or hawk, to follow the wrong course; to go wide of the game being pursued.

Rakeverb

To run or rove.

Rakenoun

a dissolute man in fashionable society

Rakenoun

degree of deviation from a horizontal plane;

the roof had a steep pitch

Rakenoun

a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil

Rakeverb

move through with or as if with a rake;

She raked her fingers through her hair

Rakeverb

level or smooth with a rake;

rake gravel

Rakeverb

sweep the length of;

The gunfire raked the coast

Rakeverb

examine hastily;

She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi

Rakeverb

gather with a rake;

rake leaves

Rakeverb

scrape gently;

graze the skin