Posted by: retarigan | April 10, 2016

Word Dictionary [100416]


Word of the day: comport
Definition: v. literary conduct oneself; behave.
Synonyms: behave] [ant: misbehave
Etymology: L comportare (as COM-, portare carry) (more…)

pronunciation: kəmˈpɔ:t

from Oxford: comport

v.refl.  literary conduct oneself; behave.
Phrases and idioms: comport with suit, befit.
Derivatives: comportment n.
Etymology: L comportare (as COM-, portare carry)

from Wordnet: comport

v 1: behave well or properly; “The children must learn to behave” [syn: behave] [ant: misbehave]
  2: behave in a certain manner; “She carried herself well”; “he bore himself with dignity”; “They conducted themselves well during these difficult times” [syn: behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, carry]

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