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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  To  agree;  to  accord;  to  suit;  --  sometimes  followed  by 
  with 
 
  How  ill  this  dullness  doth  comport  with  greatness. 
  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  How  their  behavior  herein  comported  with  the 
  institution.  --Locke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comport  \Com*port"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  bear;  to  endure;  to  brook;  to  put  with  [Obs.] 
 
  The  malcontented  sort  That  never  can  the  present 
  state  comport.  --Daniel. 
 
  2.  To  carry;  to  conduct;  --  with  a  reflexive  pronoun. 
 
  Observe  how  Lord  Somers  .  .  .  comported  himself. 
  --Burke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comport  \Com"port\  (?,  formerly  ?),  n.  [Cf.  OF  comport.] 
  Manner  of  acting;  behavior;  conduct;  deportment.  [Obs.] 
 
  I  knew  them  well  and  marked  their  rude  comport. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  comport 
  v  1:  behave  well  or  properly;  "The  children  must  learn  to  behave" 
  [syn:  {behave}]  [ant:  {misbehave}] 
  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},  {carry}] 




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