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English adjective: port

1. port located on the left side of a ship or aircraft


Synonymslarboard


Similarleft


Antonymsright


English noun: port

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


Broader (hypernym)geographic point, geographical point


Narrower (hyponym)entrepot, free port, harbor, harbour, haven, home port, outport, point of entry, port of entry, seaport, transshipment center, treaty port


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

2. port (food) sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal


Synonymsport wine


Broader (hypernym)fortified wine

3. port (artifact) an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through


Synonymsembrasure, porthole


Broader (hypernym)opening


Domain categoryship

4. port (artifact) the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose


Synonymslarboard


Broader (hypernym)side


Antonymsstarboard

5. port (artifact) (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)


Synonymsinterface


Broader (hypernym)computer circuit


Narrower (hyponym)parallel interface, parallel port, SCSI, serial port, small computer system interface


Domain categorycomputer science, computing


English verb: port

1. port (motion) put or turn on the left side, of a ship


SamplesPort the helm.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)turn

2. port (motion) bring to port


SamplesThe captain ported the ship at night.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Verb groupport

3. port (motion) land at or reach a port


SamplesThe ship finally ported.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)land, set down


Verb groupport

4. port (motion) turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship


SamplesThe big ship was slowly porting.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)turn

5. port (contact) carry, bear, convey, or bring


SamplesThe small canoe could be ported easily.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)carry, transport

6. port (contact) carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons


SamplesPort a rifle.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)carry, transport

7. port (consumption) drink port


SamplesWe were porting all in the club after dinner.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)booze, drink, fuddle

8. port (change) modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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