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De*port" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deported; p. pr. & vb. n. Deporting.] [F. d'eporter to transport for life, OF., to divert, amuse, from L. deportare to carry away; de- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.]


To transport; to carry away; to exile; to send into banishment.

He told us he had been deported to Spain. Walsh.


To carry or demean; to conduct; to behave; -- followed by the reflexive pronoun.

Let an ambassador deport himself in the most graceful manner befor a prince. Pope.


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De*port" (?), n.

Behavior; carrige; demeanor; deportment.

[Obs.] "Goddesslike deport."



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