Spanish Verb CONSISTIR: to consist

The Spanish verb consistir means 'to consist' and is a regular Spanish IR verb.

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           to consist: consistir
"Of what does CONSIST TEAR gas?"
the weapons instructor asks.
Simple Tenses - Spanish Verb consistir
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

consisto consistes consiste consistimos consistís consisten

consistía consistías consistía consistíamos consistíais consistían

consistí consististe consistió consistimos consististeis consistieron

will consist
consistiré consistirás consistirá consistiremos consistiréis consistirán

would consist
consistiría consistirías consistiría consistiríamos consistiríais consistirían

may consist
consista consistas consista consistamos consistáis consistan
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subj.

might consist
consistiera consistieras consistiera consistiéramos consistierais consistieran
consistiese consistieses consistiese consistiésemos consistieseis consistiesen
Imperatives   Spanish Verb consistir - to consist

consiste! consista! consistamos! consistid! consistan!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't consist!
no consistas! no consista! no consistamos! no consistáis! no consistan!
Compound Tenses of the Spanish Verb CONSISTIR  Past Participle: consistido - consisted
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have consisted
he consistido has consistido ha consistido hemos consistido habéis consistido han consistido
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had consisted
hube consistido hubiste consistido hubo consistido hubimos consistido hubisteis consistido hubieron consistido
Past Perfect

had consisted
había consistido habías consistido había consistido habíamos consistido habíais consistido habían consistido
Present Perfect Subj
Presente Perfecto Subj

may have consisted
haya consistido hayas consistido haya consistido hayamos consistido hayáis consistido hayan consistido
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have consisted
habré consistido habrás consistido habrá consistido habremos consistido habréis consistido habrán consistido
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would have consisted
habría consistido habrías consistido habría consistido habríamos consistido habríais consistido habrían consistido
Pluperfect Subjunctive
Pluscuamperf. de sbj

might have consisted
hubiera consistido hubieras consistido hubiera consistido hubiéramos consistido hubierais consistido hubieran consistido
hubiese consistido hubieses consistido hubiese consistido hubiésemos consistido hubieseis consistido hubiesen consistido
Progressive Tenses CONSISTIR  Present Participle: consistiendo - consisting
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am consisting
estoy consistiendo estás consistiendo está consistiendo estamos consistiendo está consistiendo están consistiendo
Preterit Progressive
Pretérito Prog

was consisting
estuve consistiendo estuviste consistiendo estuvo consistiendo estuvimos consistiendo estuvisteis consistiendo estuvieron consistiendo
Imperfect Progressive
Imperfecto Prog

had been consisting
estaba consistiendo estabas consistiendo estaba consistiendo estábamos consistiendo estabais consistiendo estaban consistiendo
Future Progressive
Futuro Perfecto Prog

will be consisting
estaré consistiendo estarás consistiendo estará consistiendo estaremos consistiendo estaréis consistiendo estarán consistiendo
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perf. prog.

would have been
estaría consistiendo estarías consistiendo estabría consistiendo estaríamos consistiendo estaríais consistiendo estarían consistiendo
Subjunctive Progressive
Subjuntivo Progressivo

may've been consisting
que ~ consistiendo que ~ consistiendo que ~ consistiendo que ~ consistiendo que ~ consistiendo que ~ consistiendo
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Spanish verb consistir - consist Consistir can also mean: to involve, to entail; to lie in.
consistir en algo: to consist of something.
consister en algo + infinitive: to involve, to entail doing.
¿En que consiste la operación? What does the operation entail? (lit. consist of).

Spanish to consist is consistir la consistencia (nf): consistency, soundness (ie of an argument).
consistente (adj): sound, solid; thick (liquid); consisting of.
tomar consistencia: to thicken.

Spanish for consist is consistir Note:
consistently: conherentemente, consecuentemente, constantemente.
to be consistent (with): concordar (con).

you informal vos replaces - you, informal, singular -
- in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and also in some countries of Central America.
Sometimes it also replaces the formal singular 'Usted'.
In regular IR verbs, the conjugations remain the same as for except for the addition of accents in the following tenses:
Presente:      vos consistís
Imperativo:  ¡consistí!

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