deport

To deport is to kick someone out of a country. Deporting is also to deliver a person to the authorities of another country. Although you might like to deport your little brother from your room, it’s something governments do.

Governments have the power to deport. When you're deported, you get thrown out of a country, often because you were there illegally. This type of deporting is similar to exiling. Another form of deporting is even harsher: sometimes a person is not only tossed out of one country, but handed over to the government of another country. This is also called being extradited, and it usually happens to people wanted for a crime in the second country.

Primary Meanings of deport

1.
v
expel from a country
2.
v
behave in a certain manner
Full Definitions of deport
1

v expel from a country

Synonyms:
exile, expatriate
Antonyms:
repatriate
admit back into the country
Type of:
expel, kick out, throw out
force to leave or move out

v hand over to the authorities of another country

Synonyms:
deliver, extradite
Types:
repatriate
send someone back to his homeland against his will, as of refugees
Type of:
expel, kick out, throw out
force to leave or move out
2

v behave in a certain manner

Synonyms:
acquit, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct
Types:
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fluster
be flustered; behave in a confused manner
assert, put forward
insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
deal
behave in a certain way towards others
walk around
behave in a certain manner or have certain properties
pose, posture
behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
attitudinise, attitudinize
assume certain affected attitudes
Type of:
bear, carry, hold
support or hold in a certain manner
act, move
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

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