• synonyms


[uh-pawrt, uh-pohrt]
adverb Nautical.
  1. on or toward the port side.
Show More

Origin of aport

First recorded in 1620–30; a-1 + port2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for aport

Historical Examples

  • Tout a fleure ynsi que je me volois mettre o lit est arriv Laval qui m'a aport la sertenet du lvement du siege.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)

    Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

British Dictionary definitions for aport


adverb, adjective (postpositive)
  1. nautical on or towards the port sidewith the helm aport
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012