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kəmˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrtcom·port

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. behave, comportverb

    behave well or properly

    "The children must learn to behave"

  2. behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carryverb

    behave in a certain manner

    "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

Wiktionary

  1. comportnoun

    Manner of acting; conduct; deportment.

    I knew them well, and marked their rude comport. uE000153454uE001 Dryden.

    Etymology: From comporter and its source, comportare, from com- + portare.

  2. comportverb

    To tolerate, bear.

    Etymology: From comporter and its source, comportare, from com- + portare.

  3. comportverb

    To be in agreement (with); to be of an accord.

    The new rules did not seem to comport with the spirit of the club.

    Etymology: From comporter and its source, comportare, from com- + portare.

  4. comportverb

    To behave (in a given manner).

    She comported herself with grace.

    Etymology: From comporter and its source, comportare, from com- + portare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comportverb

    to bear or endure; to put up (with); as, to comport with an injury

    Etymology: [F. comporter, LL. comportare, fr.L. comportare to bring together; com- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.]

  2. Comportverb

    to agree; to accord; to suit; -- sometimes followed by with

    Etymology: [F. comporter, LL. comportare, fr.L. comportare to bring together; com- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.]

  3. Comportverb

    to bear; to endure; to brook; to put with

    Etymology: [F. comporter, LL. comportare, fr.L. comportare to bring together; com- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.]

  4. Comportverb

    to carry; to conduct; -- with a reflexive pronoun

    Etymology: [F. comporter, LL. comportare, fr.L. comportare to bring together; com- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.]

  5. Comportnoun

    manner of acting; behavior; conduct; deportment

    Etymology: [F. comporter, LL. comportare, fr.L. comportare to bring together; com- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Comport

    kom-pōrt′, v.i. to agree, suit (with).—v.t. to bear one's self: to behave.—n. manner of acting.—ns. Comport′ance (Spens.); Comport′ment, behaviour. [L. comportārecom, together, and portāre, to carry.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comport in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comport in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of comport in a Sentence

  1. Harry Broadman:

    Divestiture usually means a change in ownership, so I think there's a question about whether or not this [ deal ] would comport with the requirement that this be a divestiture.

  2. Caycee Myers:

    These companies have to be careful in crafting their image, first, they have to keep in mind, ‘What is the culture and attitude of the public in this other country?’ and secondly, ‘How do I tailor my organization’s message to comport with that?’.

  3. United States:

    For anyone to characterize the fact that the President is taking care to make sure our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines are safe as somehow being a greenlight for a massacre is irresponsible and doesn't comport with the reality of the situation.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    The way it happened is that after [President Trump] made that statement [suggesting China could have revealed the discovery of a new coronavirus threeto fourmonths earlier], I told the appropriate people, it doesnt comport, because twoor threemonths earlier would have been September, the next time they sit down with him and talk about what hes going to say, they will say, By the way, Mr. President, be careful about this and dont say that. But I cant jump in front of the microphone and push him down. OK, he said it. Lets try and get it corrected for the next time.

  5. Clifford Geertz:

    But such an affection for what doesn't fit and won't comport, reality out of place...

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  • إنسجم معArabic
  • съгласувам се, държа сеBulgarian
  • benehmen, verhaltenGerman
  • acomodar, ponerse de acuerdo, conducir, portar, conformar, coincidirSpanish
  • در برداشتنPersian
  • sopia yhteen, sopia, käyttäytyäFinnish
  • se comporter, se conduire, être en agrément avec, se tenir, se conformer à, se mettre d'accord, s'accorder avec, tomber d'accordFrench
  • iompairIrish
  • comportarsi, accordarsi, aderire aItalian
  • コンポートJapanese
  • 어울리다Korean
  • comportarPortuguese
  • вести себя, соответствоватьRussian
  • 水果盘Chinese

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