verb (used with object)
Origin of deport
Examples from the Web for deport
I hardly even know what to say about the petition to deport Piers Morgan, now at over 80,000 signatures.
Now there's a new petition: to deport every jerkazoid who signed a secession petition.
States were invited to “partner” with the federal government to identify “criminal aliens” to deport on a priority basis.Supreme Court Immigration Ruling in Arizona v. U.S. Got It Backward|Robert M. Morgenthau|July 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But if the federal government does not want to deport the immigrants, the state cannot.Solicitor General Verrilli Fumbles on Immigration at the Supreme Court|Terry Greene Sterling|April 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Immigration can still look at those criminal records and use them to deport you.
Dickory went away, not sorry, for he did not know how to deport himself with a young lady whose heart was so sorely tried.Kate Bonnet|Frank R. Stockton
Mr. Soloman can deport himself on all occasions with becoming good nature.An Outcast|F. Colburn Adams
Through all the trying hours of that ordeal how like a hero did he deport himself!John Brown: A Retrospect|Alfred Roe
If the government will promise to deport him at once without trial, he'll spill what he knows.Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X|Victor Appleton
There was no place to which he could deport her, yet to leave her would be to open the way for further mischief.Sanders of the River|Edgar Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for deport
Word Origin for deport
Word Origin and History for deport
Meaning "banish" is first recorded 1640s, from Modern French déporter, from Latin deportare "carry off, transport, banish, exile," from de- in its sense of "off, away" + portare "to carry" (but associated by folk etymology with portus "harbor"). "The two branches are treated by Darmesteter as historically distinct words in French" [OED]. Related: Deported; deporting.