V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: 1. to conduct oneself in a certain way, properly or with dignity; 2. to agree, go along with, or be consistent with something
Synonyms: behave, carry, conduct, jibe, accord, match
Tips: Comport is a more formal and sophisticated way of saying "behave." Comport is derived from the Latin word comportare, "to bring together," so think of gathering or collecting yourself and behaving appropriately.
If a martial arts studio follows tradition, students will comport themselves with dignity and honorable behavior. (conduct, carry)
The Fisheries Department was continually revamping operations to comport with new regulations. (jibe, accord)
Your management style does not comport with the way most employees like to be handled. (accord, fit)
The debutantes were asked to comport themselves in a manner befitting young ladies. (behave, carry, conduct)
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