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Word of the Day 02/20/15 Comport

Comport (verb, noun)
comport [kuh m-pawrt, -pohrt]


verb (used with object)
1. to bear or conduct (oneself); behave: He comported himself with dignity.

verb (used without object)
2. to be in agreement, harmony, or conformity (usually followed by with): His statement does not comport with the facts.

noun
3. Obsolete, comportment.

Synonyms
1. deport.

Origin: 1350-1400; Middle English < Middle French comporter < Latin comportāre to transport, equivalent to com- com- + portāre to port

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