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Samples where comport or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The children must learn to behave

Synonyms for comport in the sense of this definition

(comport is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

(... is a kind of comport ) live or behave in a specified manner

"walk in sadness"

(... is a kind of comport ) put oneself forward in an assertive and insistent manner

(... is a kind of comport ) recover one's good manners after a lapse or stop behaving badly

"Please remember yourself, Charles!"

Samples where comport or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She carried herself well
  • he bore himself with dignity
  • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

Synonyms for comport in the sense of this definition

(comport is a kind of ...) support or hold in a certain manner

"She holds her head high" "He carried himself upright"

(comport is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

(... is a kind of comport ) be flustered; behave in a confused manner

(... is a kind of comport ) insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized

"Women should assert themselves more!"

(... is a kind of comport ) behave in a certain way towards others

"He deals fairly with his employees"

(... is a kind of comport ) behave in a certain manner or have certain properties

"He walks around with his nose in the air" "She walks around with this strange boyfriend"

(... is a kind of comport ) behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others

"Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!" "She postured and made a total fool of herself"

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