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Verb: deport  di'port or dee'port [N. Amer], di'port [Brit]
  1. Behave in a certain manner
    "he deported himself with dignity";
    - behave, acquit, bear, conduct, comport, carry
  2. Hand over to the authorities of another country
    "They deported the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there";
    - extradite, deliver
  3. Expel from a country
    "The poet was deported because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions";
    - expatriate, exile

Derived forms: deports, deporting, deported

Type of: act, bear, carry, expel, hold, kick out [informal], move, throw out

Encyclopedia: Deport, Texas