porch


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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
References in classic literature ?
Having business matters to discuss, they hitched their animals and going to the house sat on the porch to talk.
Presently both men started from their seats in surprise: a long vine that covered half the front of the house and dangled its branches from the edge of the porch above them was visibly and audibly agitated, shaking violently in every stem and leaf.
Jensen, the Danish laundryman, used to bring a chair from his porch and sit out in the grass plot.
I have never known the wind to be in the east for a single moment since the day when he took me to the porch to read the name.
Rostov in his cadet uniform, with a jerk to his horse, rode up to the porch, swung his leg over the saddle with a supple youthful movement, stood for a moment in the stirrup as if loathe to part from his horse, and at last sprang down and called to his orderly.
A SNAKE, having made his hole close to the porch of a cottage, inflicted a mortal bite on the Cottager's infant son.
Anne wakened on the morning of her wedding day to find the sunshine winking in at the window of the little porch gable and a September breeze frolicking with her curtains.
They were together all the time--walking, golfing, attending to the numerous needs of the bees, or sitting on the porch.
Peter Stebbins told me that they should be along tonight, with friends," said Simeon, significantly, as he was washing his hands at a neat sink, in a little back porch.
Then you take an old burlap bag -- there's one in the back porch -- put the cat on it and turn over him a wooden box.
In the second place, the middle first-floor back window looked out on a little stone balcony, built on the top of the porch over the garden door.
She was struck by the fertility of the soil; she had seldom been in a garden where the flowers looked so well, and even the weeds she was idly plucking out of the porch were intensely green.