Simple Definition of portable
: easy to carry or move around
Examples of portable in a sentence
Portable devices such as MP3 players are becoming increasingly popular.
Origin and Etymology of portable
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin portabilis, from Latin portare to carry — more at fare
First Known Use: 15th century
Definition of portable
: something that is portable
First Known Use of portable
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Definition of portable for Students
: easy or possible to carry or move about <a portable television>
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