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comport (oneself) with (something)

To act in a particular way. You need to comport yourself with class at the gala tonight, so please stay away from the bar.
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comport oneself with some manner

to behave in a certain manner. I hope you are able to comport yourself with better behavior next time. The old man was able to comport himself with dignity.
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She said: "I bought this comport because I thought it was beautiful, a lovely bright blue colour.
Rather than changing its gambling laws so they comport with its trade commitments, the U.
Why are we puzzled when we lock our children up in schools away from real life for 12 years' compulsory education and up to 18 years, including college, then find they do not know how to comport themselves in the real world of work or civil society?
He challenged the prevailing Medieval assumptions concerning religious authority, the nature of God, how Christians (including the clergy) should comport themselves, and how God brings salvation to men, women, and children.
A psychologist by training, Taffinder aims to dig deep into not just what people do right or wrong, but how elements such as body language can send messages that don't comport with what is being said.
The modern-looking vertebrae at Dmanisi, remarks David Frayer of the University of Kansas in Lawrence, comport with earlier fossil-skull studies indicating that early Homo possessed a speech-ready vocal tract.
We call such fictive men legends because we mistakenly assume reality does not comport as comfortably with these symbols of Western lore as we want to imagine.
He also promoted monasticism, while insisting that its privileges comport responsiblities.
And, thank heavens, Barbara, who has won an Emmy herself, will show me how to properly comport myself.
Illustrated with appropriately spooky b/w drawings by Sally Wern Comport, this is a creepy, fast-moving tale that will appeal to fans of horror stories, with a message about self-discovery neatly tucked in as well.
In Raising Maidens Of Virtue: A Study Of Feminine Loveliness For Mothers And Daughters, wife and homeschooling mother of nine uses stories, conversational teachings, illustrations, and memory-making projects to aid mothers in teaching their daughters on how to best comport themselves as Christian women and to deal with the inevitable decisions that will confront those daughters with respect to family life, peer relations, courtship, marriage, and all other aspects of womanhood in the world today.
Increasingly, users are demanding that enterprise applications become a much better citizen in the application management community than they have been in the past," said Jeff Comport, vice president and distinguished analyst, Gartner Research.
Some of those provisions don't comport with the new Sarbanes-Oxley standards, so the NAIC is looking at its existing audit rule and pairing that up with the new standards to see where changes in state laws that govern insurers should be made," Kaiser said.
292 27-1-0 Added to make the rule for criminal offenses comport with Rule 6.