Synonyms for port

Synonyms for (noun) port

Synonyms: interface, port

Definition: (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)

Similar words: computer circuit

Definition: a circuit that is part of a computer


Synonyms: larboard, port

Definition: the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose

Similar words: side

Definition: an extended outer surface of an object

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


Synonyms: port, porthole, embrasure

Definition: an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through

Similar words: opening

Definition: a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

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


Synonyms: port, port wine

Definition: sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal

Similar words: fortified wine

Definition: wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added


Synonyms: port

Definition: a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

Similar words: geographic point, geographical point

Definition: a point on the surface of the Earth

Synonyms for (verb) port

Synonyms: port

Definition: modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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


Synonyms: port

Definition: drink port

Usage: We were porting all in the club after dinner

Similar words: booze, fuddle, drink

Definition: consume alcohol

Usage: We were up drinking all night


Synonyms: port

Definition: carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons

Usage: port a rifle

Similar words: transport, carry

Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

Usage: 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


Synonyms: port

Definition: carry, bear, convey, or bring

Usage: The small canoe could be ported easily

Similar words: transport, carry

Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

Usage: 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


Synonyms: port

Definition: turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship

Usage: The big ship was slowly porting

Similar words: turn

Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

Usage: 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


Synonyms: port

Definition: land at or reach a port

Usage: The ship finally ported

Similar words: set down, land

Definition: reach or come to rest

Usage: The bird landed on the highest branch; The plane landed in Istanbul


Synonyms: port

Definition: put or turn on the left side, of a ship

Usage: port the helm

Similar words: turn

Definition: cause to move around or rotate

Usage: turn a key; turn your palm this way

Synonyms for (adjective) port

Synonyms: larboard, port

Definition: located on the left side of a ship or aircraft

Similar words: left

Definition: being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north

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