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Definition of port verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they port
    he / she / it ports
    past simple ported
    -ing form porting
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  1. 1port something (to something) (computing) to copy software from one system or machine to another The software can be ported to other platforms.
  2. 2port something (to something) to continue to use the same number when you change from one phone company to another how to port your number to a new cell phone
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: port