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Verb (intransitive), Verb (transitive)


comportv. i. [F. comporter, LL. comportare, fr.L. comportare to bring together; com- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.].
  •  To bear or endure; to put up (with); as, to comport with an injury.  Barrow.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To agree; to accord; to suit; -- sometimes followed by with.  [1913 Webster]
    "How ill this dullness doth comport with greatness."  [1913 Webster]
    "How their behavior herein comported with the institution."  [1913 Webster]
comportv. t. 
  •  To bear; to endure; to brook; to put with.  [1913 Webster]
    "The malcontented sort
    That never can the present state comport.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To carry; to conduct; -- with a reflexive pronoun.  [1913 Webster]
    "Observe how Lord Somers . . . comported himself."  [1913 Webster]
comportn. [Cf. OF. comport.].
     Manner of acting; behavior; conduct; deportment.  [1913 Webster]
    "I knew them well, and marked their rude comport."  [1913 Webster]


comport, v.refl. literary conduct oneself; behave.

comport with suit, befit.
comportment n.
L comportare (as COM-, portare carry)



accord, acquit, act, bear, carry, check, conduct, correspond, demean, deport, dovetail, fit in, gee, go, go on, quit, square, tally

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