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Definition 1: an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for port in the sense of this definition

(port is a kind of ...) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

"they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

(port belongs to category ...) a vessel that carries passengers or freight

Definition 2: (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) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for port in the sense of this definition

(port is a kind of ...) a circuit that is part of a computer

(... is a kind of port ) an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously

(... is a kind of port ) an interface (commonly used for modems and mice and some printers) that transmits data a bit at a time

(... is a kind of port ) interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers

(port belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 3: the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for port in the sense of this definition

(port is a kind of ...) an extended outer surface of an object

"he turned the box over to examine the bottom side" "they painted all four sides of the house"

Definition 4: sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for port in the sense of this definition

(port is a kind of ...) wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added

Definition 5: a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country - [noun denoting location]

(port is a kind of ...) a point on the surface of the Earth

(... is a kind of port ) a port where merchandise can be imported and then exported without paying import duties

"Bahrain has been an entrepot of trade between Arabia and India since the second millennium BC"

(... is a kind of port ) a port open on equal terms to all commercial vessels

(... is a kind of port ) the port from which a ship originates of where it is registered

(... is a kind of port ) a subsidiary port built in deeper water than the original port (but usually farther from the center of trade)

(... is a kind of port ) a port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise

(... is a kind of port ) a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

(... is a kind of port ) a port in China or Korea or Japan that once was open to foreign trade on the basis of a trading treaty

(... is an instance of port) port city in western Albania on the Adriatic

(... is an instance of port) an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria

(... is an instance of port) a port city of northeastern Algeria near the Tunisian border

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city

(... is an instance of port) port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city of Angola

(... is an instance of port) a seaport on the Atlantic coast of Angola

(... is an instance of port) a port city in eastern Argentina to the southwest of Buenos Aires on an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean

(... is an instance of port) capital and largest city of Argentina; located in eastern Argentina near Uruguay; Argentina's chief port and industrial and cultural center

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northeastern Bulgaria on the Black Sea

(... is an instance of port) a port city of southern Myanmar on the Gulf of Martaban

(... is an instance of port) a port city on the Pacific in northern Chile

(... is an instance of port) the chief port and second largest city of Chile; located on a wide harbor in central Chile

(... is an instance of port) a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port

(... is an instance of port) a port and shipbuilding center in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula; now a part of Luda

(... is an instance of port) a major port city in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula; now a part of Luda

(... is an instance of port) the largest city of China; located in the east on the Pacific; one of the largest ports in the world

(... is an instance of port) formerly a Crown Colony on the coast of southern China in Guangdong province; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997; one of the world's leading commercial centers

(... is an instance of port) a port city of northern Colombia near the Caribbean on the Magdalena River

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northwestern Colombia on the Caribbean

(... is an instance of port) a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal

(... is an instance of port) a port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving)

(... is an instance of port) a port city in western Mexico on the Pacific Ocean; tourist center

(... is an instance of port) a port city in eastern Mexico

(... is an instance of port) a major Mexican port on the Gulf of Mexico in the state of Veracruz

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southeastern Cuba; industrial center

(... is an instance of port) port and resort city in northwestern Jamaica

(... is an instance of port) capital of Barbados; a port city on the southwestern coast of Barbados

(... is an instance of port) chief port of Benin on the Bight of Benin

(... is an instance of port) port city of Denmark in eastern Jutland

(... is an instance of port) a city and port in northern Jutland

(... is an instance of port) port city on the Gulf of Aden; the capital and largest city of Djibouti

(... is an instance of port) the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southwestern Norway

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southwestern Norway; center for shipbuilding industry

(... is an instance of port) a port in central Norway on Trondheim Fjord

(... is an instance of port) a port in southern Sweden

(... is an instance of port) a port in southwestern Sweden; second largest city in Sweden

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northwestern Germany at the mouth of the Weser River on the North Sea; has a deep natural harbor and is an important shipping center

(... is an instance of port) a 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; in 1241 it formed an alliance with Lubeck that became the basis for the Hanseatic League

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northwestern Germany; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League

(... is an instance of port) a port town in Eritrea on an inlet of the Red Sea

(... is an instance of port) the capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center

(... is an instance of port) a town that is the chief port of the Aland islands

(... is an instance of port) the modern Greek port near the site of the ancient city that was second only to Athens

(... is an instance of port) a port city in western Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese on an inlet of the Ionian Sea; was a major trade center from the 5th century BC to the 3rd century BC; commercial importance revived during the Middle Ages

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece

(... is an instance of port) a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean

(... is an instance of port) a major port in northwestern Israel

(... is an instance of port) a port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950

(... is an instance of port) a port and tourist center in southwestern Italy; capital of the Campania region

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northeastern Sicily on the Strait of Messina

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southeastern Apulia in Italy; a center for the Crusades in the Middle Ages

(... is an instance of port) a port city in Liguria on an arm of the Ligurian Sea; a major seaport and year-round resort

(... is an instance of port) the capital of Sicily; located in northwestern Sicily; an important port for 3000 years

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southwestern Croatia on the Adriatic; a popular tourist center

(... is an instance of port) capital of the Canadian province of British Columbia on Vancouver Island

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island; Canada's chief Pacific port and third largest city

(... is an instance of port) a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick

(... is an instance of port) a port and provincial capital of Newfoundland

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southeastern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario

(... is an instance of port) a port city in Ontario on Lake Superior

(... is an instance of port) a port and state capital of Tasmania

(... is an instance of port) a port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal

(... is an instance of port) a busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river; it has long been a center for the diamond industry and the first stock exchange was opened there in 1460

(... is an instance of port) port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry

(... is an instance of port) port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northeastern Brazil

(... is an instance of port) a port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southwestern Brazil on an offshore island near Sao Paulo

(... is an instance of port) a large fishing port in northeastern England

(... is an instance of port) a large city in northwestern England; its port is the country's major outlet for industrial exports

(... is an instance of port) an industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northeastern England on the River Tyne; a center for coal exports (giving rise to the expression `carry coals to Newcastle' meaning to do something unnecessary)

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base

(... is an instance of port) a port and industrial city in northeastern England

(... is an instance of port) capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southern Ireland

(... is an instance of port) a port city in western Ireland on Galway Bay

(... is an instance of port) port city in southwestern Ireland

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southern Ireland; famous for glass industry

(... is an instance of port) a port in southwestern Scotland

(... is an instance of port) largest city in Scotland; a port on the Clyde in west central Scotland; one of the great shipbuilding centers of the world

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southeastern Wales

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southern Wales on an inlet of the Bristol Channel

(... is an instance of port) the chief port of Egypt; located on the western edge of the Nile delta on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Alexander the Great; the capital of ancient Egypt

(... is an instance of port) the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just to the south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs

(... is an instance of port) a port city is southern Indonesia; located in northern Java

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southwestern Iran

(... is an instance of port) the second largest city in Iraq; an oil port in southern Iraq

(... is an instance of port) port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay; a commercial and industrial center of Japan

(... is an instance of port) port city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan

(... is an instance of port) a port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995

(... is an instance of port) a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area

(... is an instance of port) a city in southern Japan on Kyushu; a leading port and shipbuilding center; on August 9, 1945 Nagasaki became the second populated area to receive an atomic bomb

(... is an instance of port) a port city in western Kenya on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria; fishing and trading center

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southern Kenya on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southwestern France; a major center of the wine trade

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northwestern France (in Brittany); the chief naval station of France

(... is an instance of port) a town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England; in 1347 it was captured by the English king Edward III after a long siege and remained in English hands until it was recaptured by the French king Henry II in 1558

(... is an instance of port) a port and resort city on the French Riviera; site of an annual film festival

(... is an instance of port) a port town in northwestern France on the English Channel; site of a naval base

(... is an instance of port) a seaport in northern France on the North Sea; scene of the evacuation of British forces in 1940 during World War II

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northern France on the English Channel at the mouth of the Seine

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean

(... is an instance of port) a port city in western France on the Loire estuary

(... is an instance of port) a port city and naval base in southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast

(... is an instance of port) a port city and capital of Gambia

(... is an instance of port) a port and the capital of Guinea

(... is an instance of port) port city and the capital and largest city of Guyana

"the city was called Stabroek by the Dutch but was renamed Georgetown by the British in 1812"

(... is an instance of port) the capital and chief port of Iceland on the southwestern coast of Iceland; buildings are heated by natural hot water

(... is an instance of port) a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea

(... is an instance of port) a city in southeastern South Korea on the Korean Strait; the chief port and second largest city

(... is an instance of port) a port city and commercial center in northwestern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea

(... is an instance of port) a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks

(... is an instance of port) the capital and chief port and largest city of Liberia

(... is an instance of port) port in northern Libya on the Gulf of Sidra; formerly a joint capital of Libya with Tripoli

(... is an instance of port) capital and chief port of Mauritius; located on the northwestern coast of the island

(... is an instance of port) a port on the Atlantic and the largest city of Morocco

(... is an instance of port) a port city in eastern Mozambique on the Mozambique Channel

(... is an instance of port) the largest city and principal port of New Zealand

(... is an instance of port) chief port and economic center of Nigeria; located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; former capital of Nigeria

(... is an instance of port) a port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman

(... is an instance of port) the capital and chief port of Paraguay

(... is an instance of port) a port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century

(... is an instance of port) capital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal; a major port in western Portugal on Tagus River where it broadens and empties into the Atlantic

(... is an instance of port) port city in northwest Portugal; noted for port wine

(... is an instance of port) a port city on the Atlantic coast of Portugal to the southeast of Lisbon

(... is an instance of port) the capital and chief port of Qatar

(... is an instance of port) a port on the island of Saint Lucia; capital and largest city of Saint Lucia

(... is an instance of port) a port in American Samoa

(... is an instance of port) port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca

(... is an instance of port) the capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal

(... is an instance of port) port city and the capital of Seychelles

(... is an instance of port) port city and the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone

(... is an instance of port) the capital and largest city of Somalia; a port on the Indian Ocean

(... is an instance of port) port city in southwestern South Africa; the seat of the legislative branch of the government of South Africa

(... is an instance of port) a port city in eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; resort and industrial center

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northwestern Russia on the Kola Peninsula; the largest city to the north of the Arctic Circle; an important supply line to Russia in World War I and World War II

(... is an instance of port) a seaport on the Don River near the Sea of Azov in the European part of Russia

(... is an instance of port) a port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia

(... is an instance of port) a port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League

(... is an instance of port) port city and industrial center in east central Ukraine on the Dnieper River

(... is an instance of port) a port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea

(... is an instance of port) a port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production

(... is an instance of port) a city in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean; 2nd largest Spanish city and the largest port and commercial center; has been a center for radical political beliefs

(... is an instance of port) an ancient port city in southwestern Spain

(... is an instance of port) a port in southeastern Spain on the Mediterranean

(... is an instance of port) a port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean

(... is an instance of port) a city in southwestern Spain; a major port and cultural center; the capital of bullfighting in Spain

(... is an instance of port) port city in Sudan on the Red Sea

(... is an instance of port) the capital and largest city and major port of Surinam

(... is an instance of port) a seaport on the western coast of Syria

(... is an instance of port) the capital and largest port city of Tanzania on the Indian Ocean

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northeastern Tanzania on the Indian Ocean

(... is an instance of port) the capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture

(... is an instance of port) the capital and principal port of Tunisia

(... is an instance of port) a port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya

(... is an instance of port) a port city in western Turkey

(... is an instance of port) port city in the United Arab Emirates on the Persian Gulf

(... is an instance of port) a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay

(... is an instance of port) a port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the world

(... is an instance of port) a city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco; primarily and industrial urban center

(... is an instance of port) a port in southwestern Connecticut on Long Island Sound

(... is an instance of port) a port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river

(... is an instance of port) the capital and largest city of Hawaii; located on a large bay on the island of Oahu

(... is an instance of port) largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan

(... is an instance of port) the largest city in Maryland; a major seaport and industrial center

(... is an instance of port) a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron

(... is an instance of port) the largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor

(... is an instance of port) a city in northeast Minnesota on Lake Superior

(... is an instance of port) the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century

(... is an instance of port) a port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southeastern South Carolina

(... is an instance of port) the largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southeastern Virginia at the mouth of the James River off Hampton Roads; large shipyards

(... is an instance of port) port city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay; headquarters of the Atlantic fleet of the United States Navy

(... is an instance of port) a port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk; naval base; shipyards

(... is an instance of port) a port in eastern Venezuela on the Orinoco river

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northeastern Venezuela on the Caribbean Sea; founded in 1523, it is the oldest European settlement in South America

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northwestern Venezuela; a major oil center

(... is an instance of port) a port city in northern Vietnam; industrial center

(... is an instance of port) an important port of Yemen; located on the Gulf of Aden; its strategic location has made it a major trading center of southern Arabia since ancient times

(... is an instance of port) an important port in Yemen on the Red Sea

(... is an instance of port) a port in southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden to the east of Aden

Definition 6: modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform - [verb of change]

(port is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 7: drink port - [verb of consumption]

Samples where port or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We were porting all in the club after dinner

(port is a kind of ...) consume alcohol

"We were up drinking all night"

Definition 8: carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons - [verb of contact]

Samples where port or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • port a rifle

(port is a kind of ...) move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

"You must carry your camping gear" "carry the suitcases to the car" "This train is carrying nuclear waste" "These pipes carry waste water into the river"

Definition 9: carry, bear, convey, or bring - [verb of contact]

Samples where port or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The small canoe could be ported easily

(port is a kind of ...) move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

"You must carry your camping gear" "carry the suitcases to the car" "This train is carrying nuclear waste" "These pipes carry waste water into the river"

Definition 10: turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship - [verb of motion]

Samples where port or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The big ship was slowly porting

(port is a kind of ...) change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

"Turn towards me" "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face" "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"

Definition 11: put or turn on the left side, of a ship - [verb of motion]

Samples where port or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • port the helm

(port is a kind of ...) cause to move around or rotate

"turn a key" "turn your palm this way"

Definition 12: land at or reach a port - [verb of motion]

Samples where port or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ship finally ported

(port is a kind of ...) reach or come to rest

"The bird landed on the highest branch" "The plane landed in Istanbul"

(port has a similar meaning as ...) bring to port

"the captain ported the ship at night"

Definition 13: bring to port - [verb of motion]

Samples where port or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the captain ported the ship at night

(port has a similar meaning as ...) land at or reach a port

"The ship finally ported"

Definition 14: located on the left side of a ship or aircraft - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for port in the sense of this definition

(port is similar to ...) being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north

"my left hand" "left center field" "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream"

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