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Meaning & Definition of Port in English

English

Port

/pɔrt/

noun

1. A place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

    synonym:
  • port

2. Sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from portugal

    synonym:
  • port
  • ,
  • port wine

3. An opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through

    synonym:
  • port
  • ,
  • embrasure
  • ,
  • porthole

4. The left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose

    synonym:
  • larboard
  • ,
  • port

5. (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)

    synonym:
  • interface
  • ,
  • port

verb

1. Put or turn on the left side, of a ship

  • "Port the helm"
    synonym:
  • port

2. Bring to port

  • "The captain ported the ship at night"
    synonym:
  • port

3. Land at or reach a port

  • "The ship finally ported"
    synonym:
  • port

4. Turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship

  • "The big ship was slowly porting"
    synonym:
  • port

5. Carry, bear, convey, or bring

  • "The small canoe could be ported easily"
    synonym:
  • port

6. Carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons

  • "Port a rifle"
    synonym:
  • port

7. Drink port

  • "We were porting all in the club after dinner"
    synonym:
  • port

8. Modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform

    synonym:
  • port

adjective

1. Located on the left side of a ship or aircraft

    synonym:
  • port
  • ,
  • larboard

Examples of using

You didn't put the port of embarkation.
Their ship is still in port.
Their ship is still in port.