Depopulator to Depredation

(De*pop"u*la`tor) n. [L., pillager.] One who depopulates; a dispeopler.

(De*port") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deported; p. pr. & vb. n. Deporting.] [F. déporter to transport for life, OF., to divert, amuse, from L. deportare to carry away; de- + portare to carry. See Port demeanor.]

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

He told us he had been deported to Spain.

2. 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.

(De*port") n. Behavior; carriage; demeanor; deportment. [Obs.] "Goddesslike deport." Milton.

(De`por*ta"tion) n. [L. depotatio: cf. F. déportation.] The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation.

In their deportations, they had often the favor of their conquerors.

(De*port"ment) n. [F. déportement misconduct, OF., demeanor. See Deport.] Manner of deporting or demeaning one's self; manner of acting; conduct; carriage; especially, manner of acting with respect to the courtesies and duties of life; behavior; demeanor; bearing.

The gravity of his deportment carried him safe through many difficulties.

(De*por"ture) n. Deportment. [Obs.]

Stately port and majestical deporture.

(De*pos"a*ble) a. Capable of being deposed or deprived of office. Howell.

(De*pos"al) n. The act of deposing from office; a removal from the throne. Fox.

(De*pose") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deposed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deposing.][FF. déposer, in the sense of L. deponere to put down; but from pref. dé- (L. de) + poser to place. See Pose, Pause.]

1. To lay down; to divest one's self of; to lay aside. [Obs.]

Thus when the state one Edward did depose,
A greater Edward in his room arose.

2. To let fall; to deposit. [Obs.]

Additional mud deposed upon it.

3. To remove from a throne or other high station; to dethrone; to divest or deprive of office.

A tyrant over his subjects, and therefore worthy to be deposed.

4. To testify under oath; to bear testimony to; — now usually said of bearing testimony which is officially written down for future use. Abbott.

To depose the yearly rent or valuation of lands.

5. To put under oath. [Obs.]

Depose him in the justice of his cause.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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