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Definition of "deport" []

  • To expel from a country. See Synonyms at banish. (verb-transitive)
  • To behave or conduct (oneself) in a given manner; comport. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "deport" in a sentence
  • "Lastly, we need to figure out who to deport from the 11 million + that are already here."
  • "This is the end result of a legal system without ... john: I think the word deport was a bit strong. ("
  • "The use of "deport" and "transfer" indicate that the Convention prohibits the Occupying Power from the active or forcible transfer of its own civilians."