comport with

  • 1 comport with — [phrasal verb] comport with (something) US, formal : to be in agreement with (something) Her actions comport with [=match] her ideals. • • • Main Entry: ↑comport …

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  • 2 comport with — index cohere (be logically consistent), correspond (be equivalent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 comport with — archaic accord or agree with. → comport …

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  • 4 comport with — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To be compatible or in correspondence: accord, agree, check, chime, conform, consist, correspond, fit1, harmonize, match, square, tally. Informal: jibe1. Archaic: quadrate. See AGREE. II verb See comport …

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  • 5 comport with — Suit, fit, become, agree with, accord with, square with, chime in with, be suitable to …

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 comport — com|port [kəmˈpo:t US ˈpo:rt] v formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: comporter to carry, lead , from Latin comportare to bring together , from com ( COM ) + portare to carry ] comport yourself to behave in a particular way ▪ He… …

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  • 8 comport — I. /kəmˈpɔt / (say kuhm pawt) phrase 1. comport oneself, to bear or conduct oneself; behave: *Nobody could accuse them of not trying to comport themselves. –patrick white, 1976. 2. comport with, to agree or accord with; suit. {French comporter… …

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  • 9 comport — com•port [[t]kəmˈpɔrt, ˈpoʊrt[/t]] v. t. 1) to bear or conduct (oneself); behave: to comport oneself with dignity[/ex] 2) to be in agreement, harmony, or conformity (usu. followed by with): to comport with the facts[/ex] • Etymology: 1350–1400;… …

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  • 10 comport — comport1 [kəm pɔ:t] verb 1》 (comport oneself) formal conduct oneself; behave. 2》 (comport with) archaic accord or agree with. Origin ME (in the sense tolerate ): from L. comportare, from com together + portare carry, bear . comport2 [ kɒmpɔ:t …

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  • 11 comport — comport1 /keuhm pawrt , pohrt /, v.t. 1. to bear or conduct (oneself); behave: He comported himself with dignity. v.i. 2. to be in agreement, harmony, or conformity (usually followed by with): His statement does not comport with the facts. n. 3.… …

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  • 12 comport — verb /kəmˈpɔːt,kəmˈpoɹt/ a) To be in agreement (with); to be of an accord. The new rules did not seem to comport with the spirit of the club. b) To behave (in a given manner). She comported herself with grace …

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  • 13 comport — I. verb Etymology: Middle French comporter to bear, conduct, from Latin comportare to bring together, from com + portare to carry more at fare Date: 1589 intransitive verb to be fitting ; accord < actions that comport with policy > transitive… …

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  • 14 comport — v.refl. literary conduct oneself; behave. Phrases and idioms: comport with suit, befit. Derivatives: comportment n. Etymology: L comportare (as COM , portare carry) …

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  • 15 comport yourself — very formal phrase to behave in a particular way He comported himself most foolishly. Thesaurus: to behave in a particular waysynonym Main entry: comport * * * comport yourself formal : to behave in a certain way …

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  • 16 Comport — Com*port , v. t. 1. To bear; to endure; to brook; to put with. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The malcontented sort That never can the present state comport. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. To carry; to conduct; with a reflexive pronoun. [1913 Webster] Observe… …

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  • 17 comport — I (agree with) verb accord with, attune, be accordant, be applicable, be apposite, be appropriate, be apt, be consistent, be consonant, be in accordance with, be in keeping, be in tune with, be suitable, become, befit, belong, chime in with,… …

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  • 18 comport — (v.) late 14c., from M.Fr. comporter endure, admit, behave (13c.), from L. comportare to bring together, collect, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + portare to carry (see PORT (Cf. port) (1)). Meaning to agree with, suit (with with …

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  • 19 comport — [kəm pôrt′] vt. [ME comporten < OFr comporter, to allow, admit of < L comportare, to bring together < com , together + portare, carry: see FARE] to behave or conduct (oneself) in a specified manner vi. to agree or accord (with) SYN.… …

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  • 20 comport — v. (formal) (P; refl.) to comport oneself with dignity; to comport oneself well * * * [ kɒmpɔːt] to comport oneself well (formal) (P; refl.) to comport oneself with dignity …

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