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English definition of “comport”

comport

verb uk   /kəmˈpɔːt/ us    /-ˈpɔːrt/

comport verb (BEHAVE)

comport yourself to behave in a particular way: She comported herself with great dignity at her husband's funeral.

comport verb (BE SIMILAR)

[I] US formal If an idea or statement, etc. comports, it matches or is similar to something else: The findings of this research do not comport with accepted theory.Being or appearing similar or the same
comportment
noun [U] uk   /-mənt/ formal us  
This scandal raises new questions about the president's private comportment.Behaving, interacting and behaviour
(Definition of comport from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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