The words for today come from the Latin word –
PORTO, PORTARE, PORTAVI, PORTATUS – which means – TO CARRY.
Combined with a number of prefixes we now have everyday words such as:
DEPORT – TO CARRY AWAY
EXPORT – TO CARRY OUT
IMPORT – TO CARRY IN
PREPORT – TO CARRY BEFORE HAND
REPORT – TO CARRY BACK
SUPPORT – TO CARRY UNDER
TRANSPORT – TO CARRY ACROSS
Other words such as:
PORTABLE (able to be carried)
PORTER (one who carries)
IMPORTANT have the same root meaning.
Add the ending – ATION – to some of the above and you have: DEPORTATION, TRANSPORTATION etc.