Deport vs Convict - What's the difference?

deport | convict |

As verbs the difference between deport and convict

is that deport is to comport (oneself); to behave while convict is to find guilty.

As a noun convict is

(legal) a person convicted of a crime by a judicial body.




(en verb)
  • To comport (oneself); to behave.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Let an ambassador deport himself in the most graceful manner before a prince.
  • To evict, especially from a country.
  • * Walsh
  • He told us he had been deported to Spain.


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    (en verb)
  • To find guilty
  • # as a result of legal proceedings, about of a crime
  • # informally, notably in a moral sense; said about both perpetrator and act.
  • Synonyms

    * (legal crime) sentence * (informal) disapprove


    (wikipedia convict) (en noun)
  • (legal) A person convicted of a crime by a judicial body.
  • A person deported to a penal colony.
  • A common name for the sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus), owing to its black and stripes.
  • Synonyms

    * (person convicted of crime) assigned servant, con, government man, public servant * (person deported to a penal colony) penal colonist

    Derived terms

    * con (synonym)