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Deport meaning

deport - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. expel from a country; " The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"
  2. 2. hand over to the authorities of another country; " They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"
  3. 3. To transport; to carry away; to exile; to send into banishment.
  4. 4. Behavior; carriage; demeanor; deportment.
  5. 5. To carry or demean; to conduct; to behave; - followed by the reflexive pronoun.
  6. 6. To carry off or away.

deport - examples of usage

  1. Two- the Alien Acts- authorized the President at his discretion to imprison or deport any alien, friend or enemy; the third- the Sedition Act- punished by fine and imprisonment any utterance or publication tending to cause opposition to a federal law or to bring into contempt the federal government or any of its officers. - "The Wars Between England and America", T. C. Smith.
  2. This strippling came of Democratic stock, Hence, to protect our party from dire shame, I tried to keep the cause of his deport A secret close, within official halls. - "'A Comedy of Errors' in Seven Acts", Spokeshave (AKA Old Fogy).
  3. By it extensive tracts have been set apart for the warlike tribes, within which they may pursue all their customs and habits of life, and indulge themselves in savagery, being also subsisted thereon to the extent of their actual necessities, but outside of which bands or parties are liable to be struck by the military at any time, without warning, and without any implied hostility to those members of the tribe who remain on their reservation, and deport themselves according to the conditions of the compact. - "The Indian Question (1874)", Francis A. Walker.
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