1. portal

noun. ['ˈpɔrtəl'] a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically).


  • entranceway
  • entrance
  • entry
  • entryway


  • finish
  • credit
  • debit


  • portale (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)

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Rhymes with Portal

  • immortal
  • shortall
  • mortal
  • chortle
  • bortle
  • oertel

How do you pronounce portal?

Pronounce portal as ˈpɔrtəl.

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Sentences with portal

1. Adjective
The development of ascites signals worsening portal hypertension due to advancing liver scarring and deterioration of liver function.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The EEOC can be contacted online, and a complaint can be filed using its online portal.

Quotes about portal

1. He looked back at her, and when she saw the look on his face, she saw his eyes at Renwick’s, when he had watched the Portal that separated him from his home shatter into a thousand irretrievable pieces. He held her gaze for a split second, then looked away from her, the muscles in his throat working.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

2. I fell in love with books. Some people find beauty in music, some in painting, some in landscape, but I find it in words. By beauty, I mean the feeling you have suddenly glimpsed another world, or looked into a portal that reveals a kind of magic or romance out of which the world has been constructed, a feeling there is something more than the mundane, and a reason for our plodding.
- Donald Miller, To Own a Dragon: Reflections on Growing Up Without a Father

3. Claire was struggling through last summer’s diary volume when Myrnin popped in through the portal, wearing a big floppy black hat and a kind of crazy/stylish pimp coat that covered him from neck to ankles, black leather gloves, and a black and silver walking stick with a dragon’s head on it. And, on his lapel was a button that said, If you can read this, thank a teacher.
- Rachel Caine, Fade Out

2. portal

noun. ['ˈpɔrtəl'] a short vein that carries blood into the liver.


  • venous blood vessel
  • vein
  • portal system
  • portal vein
  • hepatic portal vein
  • vena


  • portale (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)

3. portal

noun. ['ˈpɔrtəl'] a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet.


  • website
  • portal site
  • web site
  • site


  • portale (Latin)
  • porta (Latin)