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VERB (2)

1. behave well or properly;
- Example: "The children must learn to behave"
[syn: behave, comport]

2. behave in a certain manner;
- Example: "She carried herself well"
- Example: "he bore himself with dignity"
- Example: "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
[syn: behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comport \Com*port"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Comported; p. pr. & vb. n. Comporting.] [F. comporter, LL. comportare, fr.L. comportare to bring together; com- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.] 1. To bear or endure; to put up (with); as, to comport with an injury. [Obs.] --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. To agree; to accord; to suit; -- sometimes followed by with. [1913 Webster] How ill this dullness doth comport with greatness. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] How their behavior herein comported with the institution. --Locke. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comport \Com*port"\, v. t. 1. To bear; to endure; to brook; to put with. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The malcontented sort That never can the present state comport. --Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. To carry; to conduct; -- with a reflexive pronoun. [1913 Webster] Observe how Lord Somers . . . comported himself. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comport \Com"port\ (?, formerly ?), n. [Cf. OF. comport.] Manner of acting; behavior; conduct; deportment. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I knew them well, and marked their rude comport. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

comport v 1: behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave" [syn: behave, comport] [ant: misbehave, misconduct, misdemean] 2: behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times" [syn: behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "comport": accord, acquit, act, bear, carry, check, conduct, correspond, demean, deport, dovetail, fit in, gee, go, go on, quit, square, tally