Comport meaning

kəm-pôrt
To agree or accord (with)
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To agree, correspond, or harmonize.

A foreign policy that comports with the principles of democracy.

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To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner.

Comport yourself with dignity.

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The definition of comport means to agree with, or act a certain way.

An example of comport is siding with one person over another in an argument.

An example of comport is behaving immaturely.

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To behave or conduct (oneself) in a specified manner.
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(intransitive) To be in agreement (with); to be of an accord. [from 16th c.]
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Origin of comport

  • Middle English comporten from Old French comporter to conduct from Latin comportāre to bring together com- com- portāre to carry per-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Old French comporter, from Latin comportare (“to bring together”), from com- (“together”) + portare (“to carry”).

    From Wiktionary