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English verb: comport

1. comport (social) behave well or properly

SamplesThe children must learn to behave.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)act, move

Narrower (hyponym)assert oneself, remember oneself, walk

Antonymsmisbehave, misconduct, misdemean

2. comport (social) behave in a certain manner

SamplesShe carried herself well.
He bore himself with dignity.
They conducted themselves well during these difficult times.

Synonymsacquit, bear, behave, carry, conduct, deport

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)act, bear, carry, hold, move

Narrower (hyponym)assert, deal, fluster, pose, posture, put forward, walk around

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