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- (obsolete, transitive, intransitive) To tolerate, bear, put up (with). [16th–19th c.]
- to comport with an injury
- The malecontented sort / That never can the present state comport.
- (intransitive) To be in agreement (with); to be of an accord. [from 16th c.]
- The new rules did not seem to comport with the spirit of the club.
- Beaumont and Fletcher
- How ill this dullness doth comport with greatness.
- John Locke
- How their behaviour herein comported with the institution.
- (reflexive) To behave (in a given manner). [from 17th c.]
- She comported herself with grace.
- Observe how Lord Somers […] comported himself.
to be in agreement
to behave (usually reflexive)
- (obsolete) Manner of acting; conduct; deportment.
- I knew them well, and marked their rude comport. — Dryden.