American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To expel from a country. See Synonyms at banish.
- v. To behave or conduct (oneself) in a given manner; comport.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To transport or carry off; carry away, or from one country to another; specifically, to transport forcibly, as to a penal colony or a place of exile.
- To carry; demean; behave: with a reflexive pronoun.
- n. Deportment; mien.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To transport; to carry away; to exile; to send into banishment; to expel (from a region or country).
- v. To carry or demean; to conduct; to behave; -- followed by the reflexive pronoun.
- n. obsolete Behavior; carriage; demeanor; deportment.
- v. expel from a country
- v. hand over to the authorities of another country
- v. behave in a certain manner
- From Latin deportō, from de- + portō. (Wiktionary)
- French déporter, to banish, from Latin dēportāre, to carry away : dē-, de- + portāre, to carry; see per-2 in Indo-European roots. Sense 2, Middle English, from Old French deporter, to behave, from Latin dēportāre. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“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.”
“By the time I called the South African Consulate and some U.S. and South African officials, it was too late -- the decision had already been made to revoke my visa and 'deport' me.”
“An official from Thai Airways takes us to his office, where I help Chanbo, Channy, Kim Eng, and Huot fill out immigration forms which in effect "deport" them by way of the next day's flight to Laos.”
“I don't believe I have heard the word 'deport' in any blog, mainline news media, or politician.”
“Executive Orders and Justice Department opinions have prepared the access to power to allow the arrest of lawfully-elected officials as well as civilian resisters, "deport", try, convict, and execute as many as necessary to discourage any further resistance by the hoi polloi, and continue on track to become, as they feel they are entitled, "the Rulers of the Universe.”
“Roederer, Boulay, even the Second Consul himself, now perceived how trifling was their influence when they attempted to modify Bonaparte's plans, and two sections of the Council speedily decided that there should be a military commission to judge suspects and "deport" dangerous persons, and that the Government should announce this to the Senate, Corps Législatif, and Tribunate.”
“The Wall Street Journal in a May 15, 2008 editorial by Jason Riley even urged the federal government to "deport" Chicanas and Chicanos despite our U.S. citizenship for supporting indigenous rights.”
“It has become commonplace for the authorities to use the vigilante RELA force to periodically arrest and 'deport' Rohingyas, a Muslim minority, but since Burma does not recognise them as citizens, the practise is to take them to the Bukit Kayu Hitam area on the Thai-Malaysia border and force them to cross over into Thailand.”
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