From con- (“together”) + stō (“stand”).
cōnstō (present infinitive cōnstāre, perfect active cōnstitī, supine cōnstātum); first conjugation
- to stand together
- to stand still; to remain the same; stand firm
- to agree, correspond, fit
- to be certain, decided, agreed upon, consistent
- to consist, to be composed of
- c. 1300, Tractatus de Ponderibus et Mensuris
- carrus plumbi constat ex triginta fotmallis
- The fother of lead is formed from thirty fotmals.
- Occitan: costar
- Old French: coster
- Old Portuguese: costar, custar
- Polish: kosztować
- Portuguese: constar (borrowing), custar
- Romanian: consta, costa, custa
- Romansh: custar, custair, cuostair
- Sardinian: costai, costare, costari
- Sicilian: custari
- Spanish: constar, constatar, costar
- Venetian: costar, gostar
- First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of constar.