Comporting
Comport Com*port", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Comported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comporting}.] [F. comporter, LL. comportare, fr.L. comportare to bring together; com- + portare to carry. See {Port demeanor}.] 1. To bear or endure; to put up (with); as, to comport with an injury. [Obs.] --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

2. To agree; to accord; to suit; -- sometimes followed by with. [1913 Webster]

How ill this dullness doth comport with greatness. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

How their behavior herein comported with the institution. --Locke. [1913 Webster]


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