November 18, 2007


comport \kum-PORT\, transitive verb:
1. To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner.

intransitive verb:
1. To be fitting; to accord; to agree -- usually followed by 'with'.

Fairchild says he decides cases "to comport with previous law and also with justice."
-- Cary Segall, "Fairchild Keeps on Judgin'", Wisconsin State Journal, August 1, 1999

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