Definitions for: Deport


[v] expel from a country
[v] hand over to the authorities of another country
[v] behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"



Webster (1913) Definition: De*port", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deported; p. pr. & vb.
n. Deporting.] [F. d['e]porter to transport for life, OF.,
to divert, amuse, from L. deportare to carry away; de- +
portare to carry. See Port demeanor.]
1. To transport; to carry away; to exile; to send into
banishment.

He told us he had been deported to Spain. --Walsh.

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

Let an ambassador deport himself in the most
graceful manner befor a prince. --Pope.


De*port", n.
Behavior; carriage; demeanor; deportment. [Obs.]
``Goddesslike deport.'' --Milton.

Synonyms: acquit, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, deliver, exile, expatriate, extradite, surrender

Antonyms: repatriate

See Also: act, assert, deal, expel, fluster, hold, kick out, move, pose, put forward, throw out, walk around

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