Synonyms of port


1. port, geographic point, geographical point

usage: a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

2. port, port wine, fortified wine

usage: sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal

3. port, embrasure, porthole, opening

usage: an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through

4. larboard, port, side

usage: the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose

5. interface, port, computer circuit

usage: (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)


1. port, turn

usage: put or turn on the left side, of a ship; "port the helm"

2. port

usage: bring to port; "the captain ported the ship at night"

3. port, land, set down

usage: land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported"

4. port, turn

usage: turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; "The big ship was slowly porting"

5. port, transport, carry

usage: carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be ported easily"

6. port, transport, carry

usage: carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons; "port a rifle"

7. port, drink, booze, fuddle

usage: drink port; "We were porting all in the club after dinner"

8. port, change, alter, modify

usage: modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform


1. port, larboard, left (vs. right)

usage: located on the left side of a ship or aircraft

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Definition and meaning of port (Dictionary)