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Meaning of DEPORT

Pronunciation:  di'powrt

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

DEPORT is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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
             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.
  2. \De*port"\, n.
    Behavior; carriage; demeanor; deportment. [Obs.]
    ``Goddesslike deport.'' --Milton.
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