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  1. first-person singular present indicative of consistere




From con- (together) +‎ sistō (I cause to stand, stand).



cōnsistō (present infinitive cōnsistere, perfect active cōnstitī, supine cōnstitum); third conjugation, impersonal in the passive

  1. I stop, stand, halt
  2. I pause, linger
  3. I harden
  4. I agree with.
  5. I depend on.
  6. I continue.
  7. I exist.


  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.
   Conjugation of cōnsistō (third conjugation, impersonal in passive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsistō cōnsistis cōnsistit cōnsistimus cōnsistitis cōnsistunt
imperfect cōnsistēbam cōnsistēbās cōnsistēbat cōnsistēbāmus cōnsistēbātis cōnsistēbant
future cōnsistam cōnsistēs cōnsistet cōnsistēmus cōnsistētis cōnsistent
perfect cōnstitī cōnstitistī cōnstitit cōnstitimus cōnstitistis cōnstitērunt, cōnstitēre
pluperfect cōnstiteram cōnstiterās cōnstiterat cōnstiterāmus cōnstiterātis cōnstiterant
future perfect cōnstiterō cōnstiteris cōnstiterit cōnstiterimus cōnstiteritis cōnstiterint
passive present cōnsistitur
imperfect cōnsistēbātur
future cōnsistētur
perfect cōnstitum est
pluperfect cōnstitum erat
future perfect cōnstitum erit
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsistam cōnsistās cōnsistat cōnsistāmus cōnsistātis cōnsistant
imperfect cōnsisterem cōnsisterēs cōnsisteret cōnsisterēmus cōnsisterētis cōnsisterent
perfect cōnstiterim cōnstiterīs cōnstiterit cōnstiterīmus cōnstiterītis cōnstiterint
pluperfect cōnstitissem cōnstitissēs cōnstitisset cōnstitissēmus cōnstitissētis cōnstitissent
passive present cōnsistātur
imperfect cōnsisterētur
perfect cōnstitum sit
pluperfect cōnstitum esset, cōnstitum foret
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsiste cōnsistite
future cōnsistitō cōnsistitō cōnsistitōte cōnsistuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnsistere cōnstitisse cōnstitūrum esse cōnsistī cōnstitum esse
participles cōnsistēns cōnstitūrus cōnstitum cōnsistendum, cōnsistundum
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
cōnsistendī cōnsistendō cōnsistendum cōnsistendō cōnstitum cōnstitū



  • consisto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • consisto in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • consisto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to depend upon a thing: consistere in aliqua re
    • to be calm, self-possessed: mente consistere
    • to halt: subsistere, consistere
    • to take up one's position on a mountain: consistere in monte
    • to form a square: in orbem consistere
    • to ride at anchor: ad ancoram consistere
    • to ride at anchor: in ancoris esse, stare, consistere




  1. first-person singular present indicative of consistir




  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of consistir.