Definition of Port

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

Exact synonyms: Larboard
Similar to: Left

2. Verb. Put or turn on the left side, of a ship. "Port the helm"
Generic synonyms: Turn

3. Noun. A place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country.
Generic synonyms: Geographic Point, Geographical Point
Specialized synonyms: Entrepot, Transshipment Center, Free Port, Home Port, Outport, Point Of Entry, Port Of Entry, Harbor, Harbour, Haven, Seaport, Treaty Port
Specialized synonyms: Durazzo, Durres, Algerian Capital, Algiers, Annaba, Oran, Angolan Capital, Luanda, Lobito, Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Capital Of Argentina, Varna, Mawlamyine, Moulmein, Antofagasta, Valparaiso, Canton, Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Dairen, Dalian, Talien, Lushun, Port Arthur, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Aspinwall, Colon, Acapulco, Acapulco De Juarez, Mazatlan, Tampico, Veracruz, Santiago, Santiago De Cuba, Montego Bay, Bridgetown, Capital Of Barbados, Cotonou, Aarhus, Arhus, Aalborg, Alborg, Capital Of Djibouti, Djibouti, Capital Of Norway, Christiania, Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Nidaros, Trondheim, Malmo, Goeteborg, Goteborg, Gothenburg, Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Hannover, Hanover, Massawa, Capital Of Finland, Finnish Capital, Helsingfors, Helsinki, Maarianhamina, Mariehamn, Corinth, Korinthos, Patrai, Patras, Salonica, Salonika, Thessalonica, Thessaloniki, Accho, Acre, Akka, Akko, Haifa, Hefa, Jaffa, Joppa, Yafo, Naples, Napoli, Messina, Brindisi, La Spezia, Palermo, Dubrovnik, Ragusa, Victoria, Vancouver, Saint John, St. John, Saint John's, St. John's, Hamilton, Thunder Bay, Hobart, Chittagong, Antwerp, Antwerpen, Anvers, Gand, Gent, Ghent, Belem, Feliz Lusitania, Para, Santa Maria De Belem, St. Mary Of Bethlehem, Natal, Pernambuco, Recife, Santos, Hull, Kingston-upon Hull, Liverpool, Bristol, Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Pompey, Portsmouth, Sunderland, Capital Of Ireland, Dublin, Irish Capital, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford, Ayr, Glasgow, Newport, Swansea, Alexandria, El Iskandriyah, Al Qahira, Cairo, Capital Of Egypt, Egyptian Capital, El Qahira, Samarang, Semarang, Abadan, Basia, Basra, Osaka, Yokohama, Kobe, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Kisumu, Mombasa, Bordeaux, Brest, Calais, Cannes, Cherbourg, Dunkerque, Dunkirk, Le Havre, Marseille, Marseilles, Nantes, Toulon, Banjul, Capital Of Gambia, Capital Of Guinea, Conakry, Konakri, Georgetown, Stabroek, Capital Of Iceland, Reykjavik, Chemulpo, Incheon, Inchon, Pusan, Tarabulus, Tarabulus Ash-sham, Trablous, Tripoli, Sur, Tyre, Capital Of Liberia, Liberian Capital, Monrovia, Benghazi, Port Louis, Casablanca, Beira, Auckland, Lagos, Capital Of Oman, Masqat, Muscat, Asuncion, Capital Of Paraguay, Danzig, Gdansk, Capital Of Portugal, Lisboa, Lisbon, Oporto, Porto, Setubal, Bida, Capital Of Qatar, Doha, El Beda, Castries, Pago Pago, Pango Pango, Jed'dah, Jeddah, Jidda, Jiddah, Capital Of Senegal, Dakar, Capital Of Seychelles, Victoria, Capital Of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Capital Of Somalia, Mogadiscio, Mogadishu, Cape Town, Durban, Murmansk, Rostov, Rostov Na Donu, Rostov On Don, Capital Of Estonia, Tallin, Tallinn, Capital Of Latvia, Riga, Dneprodzerzhinsk, Odesa, Odessa, Baku, Capital Of Azerbaijan, Barcelona, Cadiz, Cartagena, Malaga, Sevilla, Seville, Port Sudan, Capital Of Suriname, Paramaribo, Al Ladhiqiyah, Latakia, Capital Of Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam, Tanga, Bangkok, Capital Of Thailand, Krung Thep, Capital Of Tunisia, Tunis, Sousse, Susa, Susah, Adalia, Antalya, Izmir, Smyrna, Dubai, Mobile, Valdez, Oakland, Bridgeport, Savannah, Capital Of Hawaii, Hawaiian Capital, Honolulu, Chicago, Windy City, Baltimore, Alpena, Detroit, Motor City, Motown, Duluth, Gateway To The West, Saint Louis, St. Louis, Portsmouth, Charleston, Houston, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Ciudad Bolivar, Cumana, Maracaibo, Haiphong, Aden, Al-hudaydah, Hodeida, Al-mukalla, Mukalla

4. Verb. Bring to port. "The captain ported the ship at night"

5. Noun. Sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal.
Exact synonyms: Port Wine
Generic synonyms: Fortified Wine

6. Verb. Land at or reach a port. "The ship finally ported"
Generic synonyms: Land, Set Down

7. Noun. An opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through.
Exact synonyms: Embrasure, Porthole
Generic synonyms: Opening
Category relationships: Ship

8. Verb. Turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship. "The big ship was slowly porting"
Generic synonyms: Turn

9. Noun. The left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose.
Exact synonyms: Larboard
Generic synonyms: Side
Antonyms: Starboard

10. Verb. Carry, bear, convey, or bring. "The small canoe could be ported easily"
Generic synonyms: Carry, Transport
Derivative terms: Portage, Porter

11. Noun. (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).
Exact synonyms: Interface
Generic synonyms: Computer Circuit
Specialized synonyms: Parallel Interface, Parallel Port, Serial Port, Scsi, Small Computer System Interface
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing

12. Verb. Carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons. "Port a rifle"
Generic synonyms: Carry, Transport

13. Verb. Drink port. "We were porting all in the club after dinner"
Generic synonyms: Booze, Drink, Fuddle

14. Verb. Modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform.
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

Definition of Port

1. n. A dark red or purple astringent wine made in Portugal. It contains a large percentage of alcohol.

2. n. A place where ships may ride secure from storms; a sheltered inlet, bay, or cove; a harbor; a haven. Used also figuratively.

3. n. A passageway; an opening or entrance to an inclosed place; a gate; a door; a portal.

4. v. t. To carry; to bear; to transport.

5. n. The manner in which a person bears himself; deportment; carriage; bearing; demeanor; hence, manner or style of living; as, a proud port.

6. n. The larboard or left side of a ship (looking from the stern toward the bow); as, a vessel heels to port. See Note under Larboard. Also used adjectively.

7. v. t. To turn or put to the left or larboard side of a ship; -- said of the helm, and used chiefly in the imperative, as a command; as, port your helm.

Definition of Port

1. Noun. A place on the coast at which ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers. ¹

2. Noun. A town or city containing such a place. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical uncountable) The left-hand side of a vessel, including aircraft, when one is facing the front. Port does not change based on the orientation of the person aboard the craft. ¹

4. Adjective. (nautical) Of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel. ¹

5. Noun. (context: now Scotland historical) An entryway or gate. ¹

6. Noun. An opening or doorway in the side of a ship, especially for boarding or loading; an embrasure through which a cannon may be discharged; a porthole. ¹

7. Noun. (curling bowls) A space between two stones wide enough for a delivered stone or bowl to pass through. ¹

8. Noun. An opening where a connection (such as a pipe) is made. ¹

9. Noun. (computing) A logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred. (pedialite Computer port (hardware)) ¹

10. Noun. (computing) A female connector of an electronic device, into which a cable's male connector can be inserted. ¹

11. Verb. (obsolete) To carry, bear, or transport. See (term porter). ¹

12. Verb. (military) To hold or carry (a weapon) with both hands so that it lays diagonally across the front of the body, with the barrel or similar part near the left shoulder and the right hand grasping the small of the stock; or, to throw (the weapon) into this position on command. ¹

13. Verb. (computing video games) To adapt, modify, or create a new version of, a program so that it works on a different platform; to adapt a console video game title to be sold and played on another brand of console. (pedialite Porting Porting (computing)) ¹

14. Verb. (telephony) To carry or transfer an existing telephone number from one telephone service provider to another. ¹

15. Noun. Something used to carry a thing, especially a frame for wicks in candle-making. ¹

16. Noun. (archaic) The manner in which a person carries himself; bearing; deportment; carriage. See also (term portance). ¹

17. Noun. (military) The position of a weapon when ported; a rifle position executed by throwing the weapon diagonally across the front of the body, with the right hand grasping the small of the stock and the barrel sloping upward and crossing the point of the left shoulder. ¹

18. Noun. (computing) A program that has been adapted, modified, or recoded so that it works on a different platform from the one for which it was created; the act of this adapting. ¹

19. Noun. (computing) (FreeBSD) A set of files used to build and install a binary executable file from the source code of an application. ¹

20. Noun. A type of very sweet fortified wine, mostly dark red, traditionally made in Portugal. ¹

21. Noun. (Australia Queensland northern New South Wales colloquial) A schoolbag or suitcase. ¹

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Definition of Port

1. to shift to the left side [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Port

port (current term)
port-wine stain
port arms
port cities
port city
port forwarding
port of call
port of entry
port watcher
port wine
port wines

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