- An example of comport is siding with one person over another in an argument.
- An example of comport is behaving immaturely.
The definition of comport means to agree with, or act a certain way.
to behave or conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
Origin of comportMiddle English comporten ; from Old French comporter, to allow, admit of ; from Classical Latin comportare, to bring together ; from com-, together + portare, carry: see fare
to agree or accord (with)
verbcom·port·ed, com·port·ing, com·ports
To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner: Comport yourself with dignity.
To agree, correspond, or harmonize: a foreign policy that comports with the principles of democracy.
Origin of comportMiddle English comporten, from Old French comporter, to conduct, from Latin comportare, to bring together : com-, com- + portare, to carry; see per-2 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present comports, present participle comporting, simple past and past participle comported)