Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
port1

port1

 
 
pronunciation:
port
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where ships load and unload, and its nearby town or city.
The ship came into port with a load of fish.
synonyms:
seaport
similar words:
dock, landing, pier, quay, wharf
definition 2: a place where ships can anchor and take shelter; harbor.
The sailors looked for a port where they could wait out the storm.
synonyms:
harbor, haven
similar words:
bay, seaport