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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To behave or conduct oneself. To follow or be in agreement with an idea, belief, or rule.

Usage examples (35)
  • Francine's mother taught her how to properly comport herself in the company of strangers.
  • PS: Tom Delay's aide said he probably won't meet with me because I don't "comport" myself properly.
  • The body is then legally dead, and must comport itself accordingly.
  • Do the circumstances in which modern men are placed comport with it? for more
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