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1 port /ˈpoɚt/ noun
plural ports
1 port
/ˈpoɚt/
noun
plural ports
Learner's definition of PORT
: a town or city where ships stop to load and unload cargo
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: a place where ships can find shelter from a storm
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any port in a storm

used to say that you will use anyone or anything for comfort, help, etc., when you are in a bad situation
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2 port /ˈpoɚt/ noun
2 port
/ˈpoɚt/
noun
Learner's definition of PORT
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: the side of a ship or aircraft that is on the left when you are looking toward the front compare starboard
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3 port /ˈpoɚt/ noun
plural ports
3 port
/ˈpoɚt/
noun
plural ports
Learner's definition of PORT
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: a strong, sweet, usually dark red wine that is made in Portugal
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4 port /ˈpoɚt/ noun
plural ports
4 port
/ˈpoɚt/
noun
plural ports
Learner's definition of PORT
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: a place where you can connect a piece of equipment (such as a printer or mouse) to a computer
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