verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of comport1
Definition for comport (2 of 2)
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
British Dictionary definitions for comport
Word Origin for comport
Word Origin and History 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.