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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. 1 port something (to something) (computing) to copy software from one system or machine to another The software can be ported to other platforms.
  2. 2 port 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