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porch

 (pôrch)
n.
1. A covered platform, usually having a separate roof, at an entrance to a building.
2. An open or enclosed gallery or room attached to the outside of a building; a veranda.
3. Obsolete A portico or covered walk.

[Middle English porche, from Old French, from Latin porticus, portico, from porta, gate; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

porch

(pɔːtʃ)
n
1. (Architecture) a low structure projecting from the doorway of a house and forming a covered entrance
2. (Architecture) US and Canadian an exterior roofed gallery, often partly enclosed; veranda
[C13: from French porche, from Latin porticus portico]

porch

(pɔrtʃ, poʊrtʃ)

n.
1. an exterior appendage to a building, forming a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway.
2. a veranda.
3. Obs. a portico.
[1250–1300; Middle English porche < Old French < Latin porticus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.porch - a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entranceporch - a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
back porch - a porch for the back door
deck - a porch that resembles the deck on a ship
front porch - a porch for the front door
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
portico - a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned area
stoep, stoop - small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
veranda, verandah, gallery - a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)

porch

noun vestibule, hall, entry, lobby, entrance, foyer, portal, entrance hall, portico She stood framed in the doorway of the porch.
Translations
رُوَاقشُرْفَه، برندامَدْخَل خارِجي مَسْقوف
krytý vchodveranda
vindfangveranda
kuisti
trijem
veröndyfirbyggîur inngangur
ポーチ
현관
priebutispriemenėveranda
lievenisveranda
krytý vchod
verandavetrolov
veranda
ชานบ้าน
verandasundurma
cổng vòm

porch

[pɔːtʃ] N [of church] → pórtico m; [of house] → porche m, portal m (US) (= veranda) → porche m, terraza f

porch

[ˈpɔːrtʃ] n
(= entrance) [house, church] → porche m
(US) (= veranda) → véranda f

porch

n (of house)Vorbau m, → Vordach nt; (US) → Veranda f; (of church)Vorhalle f, → Portal nt

porch

[pɔːtʃ] nveranda; (of church) → sagrato

porch

(poːtʃ) noun
1. a covered entrance to a building. They waited in the porch until it stopped raining.
2. a veranda.

porch

رُوَاق krytý vchod vindfang Vorbau βεράντα πρόσοψης porche kuisti entrée trijem veranda ポーチ 현관 veranda vindfang ganek varanda крыльцо veranda ชานบ้าน veranda cổng vòm 门廊
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