HyperDic: port

English > 14 senses of the word port:
NOUNlocationporta place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
foodport, port winesweet dark-red dessert wine originally / originally from Portugal
artifactport, embrasure, portholean opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
artifactport, larboardthe left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
artifactport, interface(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)
VERBmotionportput or turn on the left side, of a ship
motionportbring to port
motionportland at or reach a port
motionportturn or go to the port or left side, of a ship
contactportcarry, bear, convey, or bring
contactportcarry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons
consumptionportdrink port
changeportmodify (software) for use on a different machine or platform
ADJECTIVEallport, larboardlocated on the left side of a ship or aircraft
port > pronunciation
Soundspao'rt
Rhymesabort ... wart: 48 rhymes with aort...
English > port: 14 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLocated on the left side of a ship or aircraft.
Synonymlarboard
BroaderleftBeing or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north
Catalanportuari
Nounsportthe left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
English > port: 14 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country.
InstancesAalborg, AlborgA city and port in northern Jutland
AbadanA port city in southwestern Iran
Acapulco, Acapulco de JuarezA port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico
Acre, Akko, Akka, AcchoA town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
AdenAn important port of Yemen
Al Ladhiqiyah, LatakiaA seaport on the western coast of Syria
Alexandria, El IskandriyahThe chief port of Egypt
Algiers, Algerian capitalAn ancient port on the Mediterranean
AlpenaA town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron
AnnabaA port city of northeastern Algeria near the Tunisian border
Antalya, AdaliaA port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya
AntofagastaA port city on the Pacific in northern Chile
Antwerpen, Antwerp, AnversA busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river
Arhus, Aarhusport city of Denmark in eastern Jutland
Asuncion, capital of ParaguayThe capital and chief port of Paraguay
AucklandThe largest city and principal port of New Zealand
AyrA port in southwestern Scotland
Bahia BlancaA port city in eastern Argentina to the southwest of Buenos Aires on an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean
Baku, capital of AzerbaijanA port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production
BaltimoreThe largest city in Maryland
Bangkok, capital of Thailand, Krung ThepThe capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand
Banjul, capital of GambiaA port city and capital of Gambia
BarcelonaA city in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean
BarranquillaA port city of northern Colombia near the Caribbean on the Magdalena River
Basra, BasiaThe second largest city in Iraq
BeiraA port city in eastern Mozambique on the Mozambique Channel
Belem, Para, Feliz Lusitania, Santa Maria de Belem, St. Mary of Bethlehemport city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta
Benghaziport in northern Libya on the Gulf of Sidra
BergenA port city in southwestern Norway
BordeauxA port city in southwestern France
BremerhavenA port city in northwestern Germany at the mouth of the Weser River on the North Sea
BrestA port city in northwestern France (in Brittany)
BridgeportA port in southwestern Connecticut on Long Island Sound
Bridgetown, capital of BarbadosCapital of Barbados
BrindisiA port city in southeastern Apulia in Italy
BristolAn industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon
Buenos Aires, capital of ArgentinaCapital and largest city of Argentina
CadizAn ancient port city in southwestern Spain
Cairo, Al Qahira, El Qahira, Egyptian capital, capital of EgyptThe capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa
CalaisA town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England
CannesA port and resort city on the French Riviera
Cape Townport city in southwestern South Africa
CartagenaA port in southeastern Spain on the Mediterranean
CartagenaA port city in northwestern Colombia on the Caribbean
CasablancaA port on the Atlantic and the largest city of Morocco
CastriesA port on the island of Saint Lucia
CharlestonA port city in southeastern South Carolina
CherbourgA port town in northwestern France on the English Channel
Chicago, Windy Citylargest city in Illinois
ChittagongA port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal
Ciudad BolivarA port in eastern Venezuela on the Orinoco river
Colon, AspinwallA port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
Conakry, Konakri, capital of GuineaA port and the capital of Guinea
Corinth, KorinthosThe modern Greek port near the site of the ancient city that was second only to Athens
CorkA port city in southern Ireland
CotonouChief port of Benin on the Bight of Benin
CumanaA port city in northeastern Venezuela on the Caribbean Sea
Dakar, capital of SenegalThe capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal
Dalian, Talien, DairenA port and shipbuilding center in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula
Dar es Salaam, capital of TanzaniaThe capital and largest port city of Tanzania on the Indian Ocean
Detroit, Motor City, MotownThe largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port
Djibouti, capital of Djiboutiport city on the Gulf of Aden
Dneprodzerzhinskport city and industrial center in east central Ukraine on the Dnieper River
Doha, Bida, El Beda, capital of QatarThe capital and chief port of Qatar
Dubaiport city in the United Arab Emirates on the Persian Gulf
Dublin, Irish capital, capital of IrelandCapital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic
Dubrovnik, RagusaA port city in southwestern Croatia on the Adriatic
DuluthA city in northeast Minnesota on Lake Superior
Dunkirk, DunkerqueA seaport in northern France on the North Sea
DurbanA port city in eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
Durres, Durazzoport city in western Albania on the Adriatic
Freetown, capital of Sierra Leoneport city and the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone
GalwayA port city in western Ireland on Galway Bay
Gdansk, DanzigA port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea
Gent, Gand, Ghentport city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center
Georgetown, Stabroekport city and the capital and largest city of Guyana
Glasgowlargest city in Scotland
Goteborg, Goeteborg, GothenburgA port in southwestern Sweden
Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, CantonA city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China
HaiphongA port city in northern Vietnam
HamburgA port city in northern Germany on the Elbe River that was founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century and is today the largest port in Germany
HamiltonA port city in southeastern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario
Hannover, HanoverA port city in northwestern Germany
Hefa, HaifaA major port in northwestern Israel
Helsinki, Helsingfors, capital of Finland, Finnish capitalThe capital and largest city of Finland
HiroshimaA port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan
HobartA port and state capital of Tasmania
Hodeida, Al-HudaydahAn important port in Yemen on the Red Sea
Hong Kongformerly a Crown Colony on the coast of southern China in Guangdong province
Honolulu, capital of Hawaii, Hawaiian capitalThe capital and largest city of Hawaii
HoustonThe largest city in Texas
Hull, Kingston-upon HullA large fishing port in northeastern England
Inchon, Incheon, ChemulpoA port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea
Izmir, SmyrnaA port city in western Turkey
Jaffa, Joppa, YafoA port in western Israel on the Mediterranean
Jeddah, Jed'dah, Jiddah, Jiddaport city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea
KisumuA port city in western Kenya on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria
KobeA port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu
La SpeziaA port city in Liguria on an arm of the Ligurian Sea
LagosChief port and economic center of Nigeria
Le HavreA port city in northern France on the English Channel at the mouth of the Seine
Limerickport city in southwestern Ireland
Lisbon, Lisboa, capital of PortugalCapital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal
LiverpoolA large city in northwestern England
LobitoA seaport on the Atlantic coast of Angola
Luanda, Angolan capitalport city on Atlantic coast
Lushun, Port ArthurA major port city in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula
MalagaA port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean
MalmoA port in southern Sweden
MaracaiboA port city in northwestern Venezuela
Mariehamn, MaarianhaminaA town that is the chief port of the Aland islands
Marseille, MarseillesA port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
MassawaA port town in Eritrea on an inlet of the Red Sea
MazatlanA port city in western Mexico on the Pacific Ocean
MessinaA port city in northeastern Sicily / Sicily on the Strait of Messina
MobileA port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay
Mogadishu, Mogadiscio, capital of SomaliaThe capital and largest city of Somalia
MombasaA port city in southern Kenya on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean
Monrovia, Liberian capital, capital of LiberiaThe capital and chief port and largest city of Liberia
Montego Bayport and resort city in northwestern Jamaica
Moulmein, MawlamyineA port city of southern Myanmar on the Gulf of Martaban
Mukalla, Al-MukallaA port in southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden to the east of Aden
MurmanskA port city in northwestern Russia on the Kola Peninsula
Muscat, Masqat, capital of OmanA port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman
NagasakiA city in southern Japan on Kyushu
NantesA port city in western France on the Loire estuary
Naples, NapoliA port and tourist center in southwestern Italy
NatalA port city in northeastern Brazil
Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-TyneA port city in northeastern England on the River Tyne
NewportA port city in southeastern Wales
Newport NewsA port city in southeastern Virginia at the mouth of the James River off Hampton Roads
Norfolkport city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay
OaklandA city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco
Odessa, OdesaA port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea
OranA port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city
Osakaport city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay
Oslo, Christiania, capital of NorwayThe capital and largest city of Norway
Pago Pago, Pango PangoA port in American Samoa
PalermoThe capital of Sicily
Paramaribo, capital of SurinameThe capital and largest city and major port of Surinam
Patras, PatraiA port city in western Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese on an inlet of the Ionian Sea
Port LouisCapital and chief port of Mauritius
Port Sudanport city in Sudan on the Red Sea
Porto, Oportoport city in northwest Portugal
PortsmouthA port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean
Portsmouth, PompeyA port city in southern England on the English Channel
PortsmouthA port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk
PusanA city in southeastern South Korea on the Korean Strait
Recife, PernambucoA port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic
Reykjavik, capital of IcelandThe capital and chief port of Iceland on the southwestern coast of Iceland
Riga, capital of LatviaA port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia
Rostov, Rostov on Don, Rostov na DonuA seaport on the Don River near the Sea of Azov in the European part of Russia
Saint John, St. JohnA port in eastern Canada
Saint John's, St. John'sA port and provincial capital of Newfoundland
Saint Louis, St. Louis, Gateway to the WestThe largest city in Missouri
Santiago de Cuba, SantiagoA port city in southeastern Cuba
SantosA port city in southwestern Brazil on an offshore island near Sao Paulo
SavannahA port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river
Semarang, SamarangA port city is southern Indonesia
SetubalA port city on the Atlantic coast of Portugal to the southeast of Lisbon
Sevilla, SevilleA city in southwestern Spain
ShanghaiThe largest city of China
Sousse, Susa, SusahA port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean
StavangerA port city in southwestern Norway
SunderlandA port and industrial city in northeastern England
Sur, TyreA port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea
SwanseaA port city in southern Wales on an inlet of the Bristol Channel
Tallinn, Tallin, capital of EstoniaA port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia
TampicoA port city in eastern Mexico
TangaA port city in northeastern Tanzania on the Indian Ocean
Tarabulus, Tripoli, Tarabulus Ash-Sham, TrablousA port city and commercial center in northwestern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea
Thessaloniki, Salonika, Salonica, ThessalonicaA port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea
Thunder BayA port city in Ontario on Lake Superior
ToulonA port city and naval base in southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast
Trondheim, NidarosA port in central Norway on Trondheim Fjord
Tunis, capital of TunisiaThe capital and principal port of Tunisia
ValdezA port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the world
ValparaisoThe chief port and second largest city of Chile
VancouverA port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island
VarnaA port city in northeastern Bulgaria on the Black Sea
VeracruzA major Mexican port on the Gulf of Mexico in the state of Veracruz
VictoriaCapital of the Canadian province of British Columbia on Vancouver Island
Victoria, capital of Seychellesport city and the capital of Seychelles
WaterfordA port city in southern Ireland
Yokohamaport city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan
Narrowerentrepot, transshipment centerA port where merchandise can be imported and then exported without paying import duties
free portA port open on equal terms to all commercial vessels
home portThe port from which a ship originates of where it is registered
outportA subsidiary port built in deeper water than the original port (but usually farther from the center of trade)
port of entry, point of entryA port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise
seaport, haven, harbor, harbourA sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
treaty portA port in China or Korea or Japan that once was open to foreign trade on the basis of a trading treaty
Broadergeographic point, geographical pointA point on the surface of the Earth
Spanishpuerto
Catalanport
Verbsportland at or reach a port
portbring to port
English > port: 14 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningSweet dark-red dessert wine originally / originally from Portugal.
Synonymport wine
Broaderfortified winewine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
Spanishoporto
Catalanporto
Verbsportdrink port
English > port: 14 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through.
Synonymsembrasure, porthole
CategoryshipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
BroaderopeningA vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
Spanishbarbacana, cañonera, porta, tronera
Catalancanonera, espitllera, portalera, portell, tronera
English > port: 14 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose.
Synonymlarboard
BroadersideAn extended outer surface of an object
OppositestarboardThe right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
Spanishbabor
Catalanbabord, babor
Adjectivesportlocated on the left side of a ship or aircraft
Verbsportturn or go to the port or left side, of a ship
portput or turn on the left side, of a ship
English > port: 14 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaning(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).
Synonyminterface
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowerparallel interface, parallel portAn interface between a computer and a printer / printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer / printer simultaneously
serial portAn interface (commonly used for modems and mice and some printers / printers) that transmits data a bit at a time
small computer system interface, SCSIinterface consisting of a standard / standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers
Broadercomputer circuitA circuit that is part of a computer
Spanishinterficie
English > port: 14 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningput or turn on the left side, of a ship.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"port the helm"
BroaderturnCause to move around or rotate
Nounsportthe left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
English > port: 14 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningBring to port.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the captain ported the ship at night"
Similar toportLand at or reach a port
Nounsporta place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
English > port: 14 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningLand at or reach a port.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The ship finally ported"
Broaderland, set downreach or come to rest
Similar toportBring to port
Nounsporta place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
English > port: 14 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningTurn or go to the port or left side, of a ship.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The big ship was slowly porting"
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Nounsportthe left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
English > port: 14 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningcarry, bear, convey, or bring.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The small canoe could be ported easily"
Broadertransport, carryMove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
Nounsportagecarrying boats and supplies overland
portera person employed to carry luggage and supplies
English > port: 14 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningcarry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"port a rifle"
Broadertransport, carryMove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
Spanishllevar en bandolera
Catalanportar a tall de bandolera
English > port: 14 senses > verb 7, consumption
Meaningdrink port.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"We were porting all in the club after dinner"
Broaderhit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
Nounsportsweet dark-red dessert wine originally / originally from Portugal
English > port: 14 senses > verb 8, change
MeaningModify (software) for use on a different machine or platform.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change

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