Definition of Deport

1. Verb. Behave in a certain manner. "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

Exact synonyms: Acquit, Bear, Behave, Carry, Comport, Conduct
Generic synonyms: Bear, Carry, Hold, Act, Move
Specialized synonyms: Fluster, Assert, Put Forward, Deal, Walk Around, Pose, Posture
Derivative terms: Bearing, Comportment, Conduct, Conduct, Deportment



2. Verb. Hand over to the authorities of another country. "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"
Exact synonyms: Deliver, Extradite
Generic synonyms: Expel, Kick Out, Throw Out
Specialized synonyms: Repatriate
Derivative terms: Deportee, Extradition

3. Verb. Expel from a country. "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"
Exact synonyms: Exile, Expatriate
Generic synonyms: Expel, Kick Out, Throw Out
Derivative terms: Deportation, Deportation, Deportee, Exile, Exile, Expatriation
Antonyms: Repatriate

Definition of Deport

1. v. t. To transport; to carry away; to exile; to send into banishment.

2. n. Behavior; carriage; demeanor; deportment.

Definition of Deport

1. Verb. (context: reflexive now rare) To comport (oneself); to behave. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To evict, especially from a country. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deport

1. to expel from a country [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deport

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depopulation
depopulations
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deport (current term)
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deposable

Literary usage of Deport

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"See TESTIFY. deport, vt 1. behave (oneself). 2. remove, banish. deposit, vt 1. In the sense of "to put for safe keeping, to commit to another": lodge, put, ..."

2. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"... Giving President John Adams Power to deport Aliens, Who Are Natives of Nations at War with the United States—Debate on the Resolution: in Favor, ..."

3. The International Military Digest Annual by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1916)
"To overcome these things, the split trail (deport system) 3-in. gun, model 1913, was introduced. Its ballistics are the same as for the 1902 model; ..."

4. What Words Say: A Practical Analysis of Words : for Use in Elementary Schools by John Kennedy (1887)
"A gentleman will deport (carry) himself as such no less in the presence of a peasant than of a king. n To depose' a monarch from his throne is to put him ..."

5. Due Process of Law and the Equal Protection of the Laws: A Treatise Based by Hannis Taylor (1917)
"US8—Right of the sovereign to deport foreigners already domiciled. Justice Brewer in his dissenting opinion said: "I rest my dissent on ..."

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