comport comport  /kəm ˈpɔrt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) behave well or properly
  2. (v) behave in a certain manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Still, she knows how Carter Cash must have felt as a kid expected to comport herself like a pint-sized grown-up.
  2. A judge said a $33 million settlement over Merrill Lynch bonuses does not comport with the most elementary notions of justice and morality.
  3. This does not comport with the seller getting the best price for the house.

News

  • ROUNDUP: Griesemer, Boyertown Legion blank Exeter, 6-0

    The Boyertown Bears didn't fail to thrive at home Thursday night. To the contrary, they rode a wealth of pitching and hitting to a 6-0 victory over Exeter's American Legion baseball team at Bear Stadium. Tyler Comport led the Bears at the plate, going 2-for-4 with two RBI, while Zach Moser scored two runs. Cory Fox, Luke Stong, Dalton Hughes and Ronnie Mauger each scored once. Boyertown's ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Mercury

Quotes

  1. "This is about leadership and learning," McCain said in Nevada, where he was campaigning. "To say that we're failing in Iraq and not succeeding does not comport with the facts on the ground, so we've got to show him the facts on the ground."
    on May 28, 2008 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  2. "It's all out there, in the clear public view," Biden said. "I didn't always comport myself in the way that I wanted to."
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Claims by the White House that some sections were removed because they did not - as Perino said - "comport with the science" in the UN panel's report were challenged by Boxer's staff.
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: Guardian Unlimited

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