What does ASPORTATION mean?

ASPORTATION meaning in General Dictionary

The felonious elimination of products from the location in which these were deposited

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  • The felonious elimination of products through the location where they certainly were deposited.

ASPORTATION meaning in Law Dictionary

The removal of things in one destination to another. Hie carrying away of goods; one of the circumstances requisite to constitute the offense of larceny. 4 Bl. Comm. 231. Wilson v. State, 21 Md. 1; State v. Higgins, SS Mo. 354; Rex v. Walsh, 1 Moody, Cr. Cas. 14, 15.


ASPORTATION meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"a carrying away or down" (legal), c.1500, from Latin asportationem (nominative asportatio), noun of activity from previous participle stem of asportare "to hold off," from abs- "away" (see ab-) + portare "to hold" (see port (n.1)).


ASPORTATION meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The felonious elimination of products through the destination in which they certainly were deposited.