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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: comporter 'to carry, lead', from Latin comportare 'to bring together', from com- ( COM-) + portare 'to carry'

comport

verb
     
com‧port formal

comport yourself

to behave in a particular way:
He comported himself in a way that won him respect.
comportment noun [uncountable]

comport with something

phrasal verb
to follow or be in agreement with an idea, belief, or rule

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