Comport

Definition of Comport

Com`port´
v. i.1.To bear or endure; to put up (with); as, to comport with an injury.
[imp. & p. p. Comported; p. pr. & vb. n. Comporting.]
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.
v. t.1.To bear; to endure; to brook; to put with.
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.
n.1.Manner of acting; behavior; conduct; deportment.
I knew them well, and marked their rude comport.
- Dryden.

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accord, acquit, bear, check, correspond, demean, dovetail, fit in, gee, go, go on, quit, square, tally
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