verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- component of complement,
- componential analysis,
Origin of comport1
Origin of comport2
Examples from the Web for comport
According to the court, any other interpretation did not comport with the well-established meaning of “continue.”Close Call for Native American Rights in Ruling on Baby Girl|Marcia Zug|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was a memorable teacher nonetheless, simply by providing himself as an example in how to comport yourself.Frank Hall, Coach Who Chased the Chardon High School Gunman, Is a Hero|Michael Daly|February 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And a truly bad ticker does not comport well with the stress of a presidential campaign.
Are your habits of thought, feeling, and action such as comport with the purity and elevation of the sanctuary?
They were called to comport themselves in a manner worthy of so high and holy a position.
So far as I can see, the following explanation is the only one that will comport with these facts.Clever Hans|Oskar Pfungst
Finally, rites are the rules of conduct which prescribe how a man should comport himself in the presence of these sacred objects.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim
This surely, sir, does not comport with the conduct of the House.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
Word Origin for comport
late 14c., from Old French comporter "endure, admit, behave" (13c.), from Latin comportare "to bring together, collect," from com- "together" (see com-) + portare "to carry" (see port (n.1)). Meaning "to agree with, suit" (with with) is from 1580s. Related: Comported; comporting.