Meaning of comport


Pronunciation: (kum-pôrt', -pōrt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to bear or conduct (oneself&hasp;); behave: He comported himself with dignity.
  1. to be in agreement, harmony, or conformity (usually followed by with): His statement does not comport with the facts.
  1. comportment.


Pronunciation: (kom'pôrt, -pōrt), [key]
— n.
  1. a large English glass dish of the 18th century used for holding fruit or candy and having a wide, shallow top supported by heavy stem and foot; compote.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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