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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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That does not comport with my recollection of the events I witnessed in 1962," Brosnahan
The court also held that a letter justifying the removal of the prisoner from the program solely on the basis of a parole hold did not comport with the due process requirement for a statement of the reasons.
Internal Revenue Code (governing transfer pricing), the Institute is concerned that the proposed rules may not fully comport with United States Treaty partners' understanding of the internationally accepted arm's-length standard.
Bartley Lecture, to be delivered annually by someone whose work and ideas comport with Mr.
As President Barack Obama said on October 27, "the United States will not recognize any election held in separatist-held areas that does not comport with Ukrainian law and is not held with the express consent and under the authority of the Ukrainian government," Meehan noted.
The office wants to alter the form to comport with new regulations governing the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program.
El Universal reported Friday that its correspondent Cesar Gonzalez-Calero has been notified his reporting credentials will not be renewed, for essentially the same reason Marx must leave -- "focusing reporting in a way that does not comport with the Cuban government.
But those referenda didn't comport with the hard-line approach.
It's not hard to imagine a time 20 or 30 years from now," Paul said, "when government psychiatrists stigmatize children whose religious, social, or political values do not comport with those of the politically correct, secular state.
In this sphere, juror attitudes comport with the law--the company must investigate discrimination and harassment complaints, even if the complainant indicates he or she wants the complaint maintained anonymously.
Much of the criticism of such measures is that they appear in press releases, which do not comport with the financial statements included in SEC filings.
well, then his fears comport with those of other Clinton staffers I've known.
Patients' wishes identified in living wills also may be limited if they do not comport with Catholic doctrine.
367(a)-3(c)(9) provides that the Service will, in limited circumstances, issue letter rulings allowing tax-free treatment when the active trade or business requirement is technically not met but the overall transaction appears to comport with the policies behind the rules.
Specifically, it would comport with the following statement from the report of the Senate Committee on Finance: