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1. port

noun. ['ˈpɔrt'] a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country.

Synonyms

  • haven
  • transshipment center
  • point of entry
  • harbour
  • treaty port
  • entrepot
  • geographic point
  • harbor
  • free port
  • geographical point
  • home port
  • port of entry
  • outport

Antonyms

  • demilitarise
  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Port

  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • extort
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • resort
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laforte
  • exhort
  • escort
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart
  • thwart
  • swart
  • stuart
  • snort
  • quart
  • assort
  • abort
  • wart
  • torte
  • tort
  • sort

Sentences with port


1. Noun, singular or mass
The high-pressure port is on a 6-inch extension from the high-pressure line near the passenger side of the radiator.

Quotes about port


1. It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage.
- Henry Ward Beecher

2. I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity.
- C.S. Lewis

3. A sailor chooses the wind that takes the ship from a safe port. Ah, yes, but once you're abroad, as you have seen, winds have a mind of their own. Be careful, Charlotte, careful of the wind you choose.
- Avi, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

2. port

noun. ['ˈpɔrt'] sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal.

Synonyms

  • port wine

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)

3. port

noun. ['ˈpɔrt'] the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose.

Synonyms

  • side

Antonyms

  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)

4. port

noun. ['ˈpɔrt'] an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through.

Synonyms

  • porthole
  • opening

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)

5. port

noun. ['ˈpɔrt'] (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).

Synonyms

  • SCSI
  • computer circuit
  • interface
  • parallel interface
  • small computer system interface
  • serial port

Antonyms

  • finish
  • closing
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)

6. port

adjective. ['ˈpɔrt'] located on the left side of a ship or aircraft.

Synonyms

  • left

Antonyms

  • show
  • lose

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)

7. port

verb. ['ˈpɔrt'] modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)

8. port

verb. ['ˈpɔrt'] carry, bear, convey, or bring.

Synonyms

  • transport

Antonyms

  • naturalize
  • brighten

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)

9. port

verb. ['ˈpɔrt'] put or turn on the left side, of a ship.

Antonyms

  • discharge

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)

10. port

verb. ['ˈpɔrt'] drink port.

Synonyms

  • drink
  • booze

Antonyms

  • thin
  • heat
  • discolor

Etymology

  • Porto (Portuguese)
  • port (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • portus (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)
  • porter (French)
  • portare (Latin)
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