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  1. first-person singular present of consistere




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



cōnsistō (present infinitive cōnsistere, perfect active cōnstitī, supine cōnstitum); third conjugation

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


  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.
   Conjugation of consisto (third conjugation)
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 cōnsistor cōnsisteris, cōnsistere cōnsistitur cōnsistimur cōnsistiminī cōnsistuntur
imperfect cōnsistēbar cōnsistēbāris, cōnsistēbāre cōnsistēbātur cōnsistēbāmur cōnsistēbāminī cōnsistēbantur
future cōnsistar cōnsistēris, cōnsistēre cōnsistētur cōnsistēmur cōnsistēminī cōnsistentur
perfect cōnstitus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cōnstitus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cōnstitus + future active indicative of sum
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 cōnsistar cōnsistāris, cōnsistāre cōnsistātur cōnsistāmur cōnsistāminī cōnsistantur
imperfect cōnsisterer cōnsisterēris, cōnsisterēre cōnsisterētur cōnsisterēmur cōnsisterēminī cōnsisterentur
perfect cōnstitus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cōnstitus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsiste cōnsistite
future cōnsistitō cōnsistitō cōnsistitōte cōnsistuntō
passive present cōnsistere cōnsistiminī
future cōnsistitor cōnsistitor cōnsistuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnsistere cōnstitisse cōnstitūrus esse cōnsistī cōnstitus esse cōnstitum īrī
participles cōnsistēns cōnstitūrus cōnstitus cōnsistendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cōnsistere cōnsistendī cōnsistendō cōnsistendum 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 Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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.