deport

(redirected from deports)
Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for deport

deport yourself

Synonyms

  • behave
  • act
  • conduct yourself
  • hold yourself
  • carry yourself
  • acquit yourself
  • bear yourself
  • comport yourself

Synonyms for deport

to force to leave a country or place by official decree

to conduct oneself in a specified way

Synonyms for deport

hand over to the authorities of another country

expel from a country

References in classic literature ?
"By the deported snakes!" he exclaimed, "Jawn McCaskey and his lady have been fightin' for an hour and a quarter by the watch.
He had married a meek little dancing-mistress, with a tolerable connexion (having never in his life before done anything but deport himself), and had worked her to death, or had, at the best, suffered her to work herself to death, to maintain him in those expenses which were indispensable to his position.
``Well, you have said enough,'' answered the Templar; ``I will for a night put on the needful restraint, and deport me as meekly as a maiden; but as for the fear of his expelling us by violence, myself and squires, with Hamet and Abdalla, will warrant you against that disgrace.
Giles's habit to admit to too great familiarity the humbler servants: towards whom it was rather his wont to deport himself with a lofty affability, which, while it gratified, could not fail to remind them of his superior position in society.
I believe it is the duty of the Negro--as the greater part of the race is already doing--to deport himself modestly in regard to political claims, depending upon the slow but sure influences that proceed from the possession of property, intelligence, and high character for the full recognition of his political rights.