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comport

com·port

comport

pronunciation:
km port
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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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
Word Parts
The word comport contains the following part:
com- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix com- attaches to Latin bases beginning with m, p, or b. It has multiple forms, as the m' sound in com- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms col-, con-, cor-, and co-. Note: com- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "commemorate " and "command ."
synonyms:
syn-