- 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 comportāre to bring together com- com- portāre to carry ; see per-2 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present comports, present participle comporting, simple past and past participle comported)