MEANING: verb tr.: To conduct (oneself).
verb intr.: To agree with.

ETYMOLOGY: From French comportement (behavior), from comporter (to bear), from Latin comportare (to transport), from com- (with) + portare (to carry). Ultimately from the Indo-European root per- (to lead, pass over), which also gave us support, petroleum, sport, passport, colporteur, rapporteur, deportment, Swedish fartlek, Norwegian fjord, and Sanskrit parvat (mountain). Earliest documented use: 1565.

COWPORT - where the cattle get off the boat...

COIMPORT - ...brought into the country by more than one person

COMPART - free admission to the Guggenheim