de ported


[dih-pawrt, -pohrt]
verb (used with object)
to expel (an alien) from a country; banish.
to send or carry off; transport, especially forcibly: The country deported its criminals.
to bear, conduct, or behave (oneself) in a particular manner.

1475–85; < Middle French déporter < Latin dēportāre to carry away, banish oneself, equivalent to dē- de- + portāre to carry; see port5

deportable, adjective
deportee, noun
deporter, noun
nondeportable, adjective
nondeported, adjective, noun
undeported, adjective

deport, disport. Unabridged
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deport (dɪˈpɔːt)
1.  to remove (an alien) forcibly from a country; expel
2.  to carry (an inhabitant) forcibly away from his homeland; transport; exile; banish
3.  to conduct, hold, or behave (oneself) in a specified manner
[C15: from French déporter, from Latin dēportāre to carry away, banish, from de- + portāre to carry]

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Word Origin & History

late 15c., "behavior, bearing," from M.Fr. deporter "behave," from de- "thoroughly, formally" + porter "to carry, bear oneself;" original sense preserved in deportment. Meaning "banish" is first recorded 1640s, from Fr. déporter, from L. deportare "carry off, transport,
banish;" associated by folk etymology with portus "harbor." Deportee first attested 1895.
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