To consist is defined as to be made up of.(verb)
An example of consist is when you have a library of legal books.
See consist in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L consistere, to stand together < com-, together + sistere, to place, caus. of stare, to stand
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intransitive verb con·sist·ed, con·sist·ing, con·sists
Origin: Latin cōnsistere, to stand still, to be composed of
Origin: : com-, intensive pref.; see com-
Origin: + sistere, to cause to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
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