/ kənˈsist/ [intr.]
1. (consist of)
be composed or made up of:
the exhibition consists of 180 drawings.
∎ (consist in)
have as an essential feature:
his duties consist in taking the condition of the barometer.
2. (consist with) archaic
be consistent with:
the information consists with our account.
, cist, coexist, consist, cyst, desist, enlist, exist, fist, gist, grist, hist, insist, list, Liszt, mist, persist, resist, schist, subsist, tryst, twist, whist, wist, wrist
•Dadaist • deist • fideist • Hebraist
•Mithraist • essayist • prosaist
•Trotskyist • boniest • copyist • veriest
•pantheist • atheist • polytheist
•oboist • egoist • jingoist • banjoist
•soloist • Titoist • Shintoist
, tattooist, Uist
•voodooist • altruist • casuist
•euphuist • Lamaist • vibist • cubist
•Arabist • faddist • propagandist
•contrabandist • avant-gardist • eldest
•sadist • encyclopedist
•Girondist • keyboardist
•harpsichordist • nudist • Buddhist
•unprejudiced • Talmudist
•psalmodist • threnodist • hymnodist
•monodist • chiropodist • parodist
•heraldist • rhapsodist • prosodist
•Methodist • absurdist
XVI. — L. consistere
stand still, remain firm, exist, f. CON-
(intensive) + sistere
place, stand firm or still, stop.
XVI. — F. consistance
or late L. consistentia
†remaining still XVI; agreeing, esp. self-consistent XVII.