To stand firm; to be in a fixed or permanent state, as a body composed of parts in union or connection; to hold together; to be; to exist; to subsist; to be supported and maintained.
- 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.