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.
To comport (oneself); to behave.
* Alexander Pope
To evict, especially from a country.
- Let an ambassador deport himself in the most graceful manner before a prince.
- He told us he had been deported to Spain.
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.
* (legal crime) sentence
* (informal) disapprove
(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.
* (person convicted of crime) assigned servant, con, government man, public servant
* (person deported to a penal colony) penal colonist
* con (synonym)