Definitions for deportdɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•portdɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt(v.t.)

  1. to expel (an alien, etc.) from a country; banish.

  2. to conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner.

Origin of deport:

1475–85; < MF déporter < L dēportāre to convey; see port5

de•port′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry(verb)

    behave in a certain manner

    "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

  2. extradite, deliver, deport(verb)

    hand over to the authorities of another country

    "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"

  3. expatriate, deport, exile(verb)

    expel from a country

    "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. deport(verb)ɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt

    to force sb to go back to the country they come from

    deporting illegal immigrants; families facing deportation

Wiktionary

  1. deport(Verb)

    To comport (oneself); to behave.

  2. deport(Verb)

    To evict, especially from a country.

  3. Origin: From deporto, from de- + porto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deport(verb)

    to transport; to carry away; to exile; to send into banishment

  2. Deport(verb)

    to carry or demean; to conduct; to behave; -- followed by the reflexive pronoun

  3. Deport(noun)

    behavior; carriage; demeanor; deportment

Freebase

  1. Deport

    Deport is a city in Lamar and Red River Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 718 at the 2000 census.


Translations for deport

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

deport(verb)

(of a government etc) to send (a person) out of the country eg because he has committed a crime or because he is not officially supposed to be there

He is being deported on a charge of murder.

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