comport oneself

idiom

Definition of comport oneself

formal
: to behave in a certain way used especially in situations where the behavior is admirable or appropriateHe comported himself with dignity.She comported herself well during the crisis.

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“Comport oneself.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comport%20oneself. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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