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dē-porto, āvi, ātum, 1 (arch. inf. pass. deportarier, Ter. Ph. 5, 7, 85), v. a., to carry or convey down; to carry off, to convey away (freq. and good prose).

I. In gen.: de fundo tigna et oleam ne deportato, Cato R. R. 144, 3: arma Brundisium jumentis, Pomp. ap. Cic. Att. 8, 12 A. fin.: frumentum in castra. Caes. B. C. 1, 60, 3: ossa ejus in Cappadociam ad matrem, Nep. Eum. 13 fin.: corpus Augusti Romam, Suet. Claud. 6; cf. id. Aug. 100: aliquem per vicos, id. ib. 78 fin. et saep.: ut te Leucadem deportaret, Cic. Fam. 16, 5: naves partem exercitus eo deportaverant, Caes. B. C. 1, 27; so of transporting by water, id. B. G. 3, 12, 3; Liv. 43, 6; Suet. Tib. 18: quos (serpentes) flumina deportant, Plin. 6, 27, 31, 136: lucem, id. 2, 103, 106, 234: arcam, Vulg. 1 Par. 15, 25. —

II. In partic. as a t. t.

A. To bring or fetch home any thing from the provinces: victorem exercitum, Cic. de Imp. Pomp. 21; so Liv. 26, 21; 30, 40 fin. al.: Tertia tua, quam tu tecum deportaras, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 16: cum aliud nihil ex tanta praeda domum suam deportavisset, id. Rep. 1, 14.—

2. Transf., of abstract objects, to carry away, i. e. to get, acquire: tertium triumphum, Cic. Off. 1, 22 fin.; cf. lauream, Tac. A. 2, 26 fin.; and: gloriam ex illis gentibus, Curt. 9, 10: si nihil aliud de hac provincia nisi illius benevolentiam deportassem, Cic. Att. 6, 1, 7: te (sc. Atticum) non cognomen solum Athenis deportasse, sed humanitatem et prudentiam intellego, id. de Sen. 1: nihil ex ista provincia potes, quod jucundius sit, deportare, id. Fam. 7, 15 fin.: ex Asia deportatum flagitium ac dedecus, id. Mur. 5, 12.—

B. To banish, transport, for life (attended with loss of citizenship and testatorship, both of which the relegatus retained, v. Dig. 48, 22, 7, 3; id. 28, 1, 8—mostly post-Aug.— for syn. also cf.: exsilio afficio or multo, in exsilium pello or eicio, expello, exigo): inter poenas est etiam insulae deportatio, quae poena adimit civitatem Romanam, etc., Dig. 48, 22, 7, 2 sq.: Vibius Serenus in insulam Amorgum deportatur, Tac. A. 4, 13: ut liberti quoque Italia deportarentur, id. ib. 14, 45: in reis deportatis, Quint. 5, 2, 1.—

2. Transf.: non hoc publicitus scelus hinc deportarier In solas terras? Ter. Ph. 5, 7, 85.