Definition of comport verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

comport

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kəmˈpɔːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɔːrt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they comport
BrE BrE//kəmˈpɔːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɔːrt//
 
he / she / it comports
BrE BrE//kəmˈpɔːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɔːrts//
 
past simple comported
BrE BrE//kəmˈpɔːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɔːrtɪd//
 
past participle comported
BrE BrE//kəmˈpɔːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɔːrtɪd//
 
-ing form comporting
BrE BrE//kəmˈpɔːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɔːrtɪŋ//
 
 
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comport yourself + adv./prep. (formal) to behave in a particular way She always comports herself with great dignity. Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘tolerate’): from Latin comportare, from com- ‘together’ + portare ‘carry, bear’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: comport