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comport

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1 to be in agreement on every point
  • an outfit that most definitely does not comport with the company's guidelines for dress-down days
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fall in with

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2 to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way
  • The grieving relatives comported themselves with grace and dignity during that difficult time.
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behave, conduct, deport, comport, acquit mean to act or to cause oneself to do something in a certain way. behave may apply to the meeting of a standard of what is proper or decorous.
    • the children behaved in church
conduct implies action or behavior that shows the extent of one's power to control or direct oneself.
    • conducted herself with unfailing good humor
deport implies behaving so as to show how far one conforms to conventional rules of discipline or propriety.
    • the hero deported himself in accord with the code of chivalry
comport suggests conduct measured by what is expected or required of one in a certain class or position.
    • comported themselves as gentlemen
acquit applies to action under stress that deserves praise or meets expectations.
    • acquitted herself well in her first assignment

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