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dɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrtde·port

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carryverb

    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, deportverb

    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, exileverb

    expel from a country

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


  1. deportverb

    To comport (oneself); to behave.

  2. deportverb

    To evict, especially from a country.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Deportnoun

    Demeanour; grace of attitude; behaviour; deportment.

    Etymology: from the verb.

    She Delia’s self
    In gait surpass’d, and goddess-like deport. John Milton, Parad. Lost.

    Of middle age one rising, eminent
    In wise deport, spake much of right and wrong. John Milton.

  2. To DEPORTverb

    To carry; to demean; to behave: it is used only with the reciprocal pronoun.

    Etymology: deporter, French.

    Let an ambassador deport himself in the most graceful manner before a prince. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deportverb

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

  2. Deportverb

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

  3. Deportnoun

    behavior; carriage; demeanor; deportment

  4. Etymology: [F. dporter to transport for life, OF., to divert, amuse, from L. deportare to carry away; de- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Deport

    de-pōrt′, v.t. to transport, to exile: to behave.—ns. Deportā′tion, transportation, exile; Deport′ment, carriage, behaviour. [Fr.,—L. deportārede, away, and portāre, -ātum, to carry.]

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  1. ported

  2. redtop

  3. red top

  4. red-top

  5. de trop

  6. troped

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deport in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deport in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of deport in a Sentence

  1. Deborah Ross:

    The children of these workers, known as Documented Dreamers, grow up in the United States, attend American schools, and graduate from American universities; however, they can be forced to self-deport at age 21 when their dependent visas expire. I’m honored to be introducing legislation to protect these young adults from aging out and provide them with a pathway to citizenship. By enabling Documented Dreamers to stay in the country they call home, we will make our nation more competitive and ensure all families are treated with dignity and respect.

  2. Alexander Shprygin:

    They want to deport almost 50 people including women who did not take part in anything, the police are making up for their mistakes three days ago. We are in a bus in Cannes and we have been blocked in by riot police. We are not going anywhere for the time being.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    There are those who ofter themselves as leaders who would deport mothers working to give their children a better life rather than risk the ire of talk radio.

  4. Dana Sabraw:

    The reunifications should continue in accordance with Commander White plan and the idea that Commander White plan would slow down or stop for other logistical reason due to a stay of trying to deport families immediately upon reunification, that's not an option, that just shouldn't be happening. There's no reason that I can think of where that can result in unhinging the reunifications underway. ... If space is an issue, the government will have to make space.

  5. Janice Brown:

    I think the question for me here is one argument might be if you didn't make it so attractive... maybe less people would come, maybe more people would self deport.

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