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Word of the Day
Thursday, January 09, 2014

Definitions for comport

  1. to bear or conduct (oneself); behave: He comported himself with dignity.
  2. to be in agreement, harmony, or conformity (usually followed by with): His statement does not comport with the facts.

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Citations for comport
Help me, O Lord, to comport myself as a man tomorrow in the day of battle. Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls
I'll go to church morning, afternoon, and evening, and comport myself in such a godly sort that she shall regard me with admiration and sisterly love, as a brand plucked from the burning. Anne Brontë, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, 1848
Origin of comport
Comport is derived from the Latin word comportāre which meant "to transport."