AskDefine | Define comport

Dictionary Definition

comport

Verb

1 behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave" [syn: behave] [ant: misbehave]
2 behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times" [syn: behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, carry]

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English

Etymology

Latin comportare, to bring together, from com-, together + portare, to carry; probably via French comporter, to behave

Verb

  1. To behave (usually reflexive) in a particular manner.
    She comported herself with grace.
  2. To be in agreement with; of an accord.
    The new rules did not seem to comport with the spirit of the club.

Synonyms

Romanian

Pronunciation

Verb

comport

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