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comport

com·port

comport

 
pronunciation:
km port
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: comported, comporting, comports
definition: to behave or bear (oneself) in a particular way.
He comports himself with grace.
synonyms:
acquit, carry, conduct
similar words:
behave, demean
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to harmonize or be in keeping (usu. fol. by with).
Her behavior comports well with her new status.
synonyms:
accord, agree, correspond, jibe, square, tally
similar words:
coincide, conform, dovetail, fit, harmonize, match
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