) KEY intr.v. con·sist·ed
- To be made up or composed: New York City consists of five boroughs. See Usage Note at include.
- To have a basis; reside or lie: The beauty of the artist's style consists in its simplicity.
- To be compatible; accord: The information consists with her account.
, to stand still, to be composed of
, intensive pref.
; see com-
, to cause to stand
; see st-
in Indo-European roots