Synonyms for Comport:
n.demean, quit, be. •comport (noun)
acquit, bear, behave, deport, conduct, carry.
enterprise, conduct, exercise, behave, transact, perpetrate, work, operate, act, move, execute, labor, endeavor, react, officiate, appear, function, perform.
carry, proceed, practice, conduct, bear, deport, acquit.
Usage examples for comport
It was pretended, for instance, that he who signed a bond was in equity bound to pay it; that, if he refused, the other party had the natural and legal remedy of compulsion; that it might not always be convenient for a creditor to pay all the obligations of other people which he might happen to hold; that if his transactions were extensive, money might be wanting to carry out such a principle; and that, as a precedent, it would comport much more with Leaplow prudence and discretion to maintain the old and tried notions of probity and justice, than to enter on the unknown ocean of uncertainty that was connected with the new opinions, by admitting which, we could never know when we were fairly out of debt. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
Maria relapsed into the familiar appellation of the days when she had been not infrequently moved to cuff the said Master Tony's ears with gusto, on occasions when he took nursery tea at Lovell Court and failed to comport himself, in Maria's eyes, " as a little gentleman should." – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler