Porch

  • 1 Porch n — porch n …

    English expressions

  • 2 Porch — Porch, n. [F. porche, L. porticus, fr. porta a gate, entrance, or passage. See {Port} a gate, and cf. {Portico}.] 1. (Arch.) A covered and inclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Porch — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Porch» Canción de Pearl Jam Álbum Ten Publicación 1991 Grabación …

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  • 4 porch — [pôrch] n. [ME porche < OFr < L porticus < porta, gate, entrance, passage: see PORT5] 1. a covered entrance to a building, usually projecting from the wall and having a separate roof 2. an open or enclosed gallery or room on the outside… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 porch — [po:tʃ US po:rtʃ] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: porche, from Latin porticus, from porta gate ] 1.) BrE an entrance covered by a roof outside the front door of a house or church 2.) AmE a structure built onto the front or back entrance …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 porch — noun count * 1. ) AMERICAN an open area with a floor and a roof, attached to the lower level of a house 2. ) BRITISH a small area covered by a roof at the entrance to a house or other building …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 porch — → porche …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 8 porch — late 13c., from O.Fr. porche, from L. porticus covered gallery, arcade, from porta gate. The L. word was borrowed directly into O.E. as portic …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 porch — [n] patio balcony, deck, portico, steps, stoop, veranda; concepts 509,513 …

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  • 10 porch — ► NOUN 1) a covered shelter projecting over the entrance of a building. 2) N. Amer. a veranda. ORIGIN Old French porche, from Latin porticus colonnade …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 porch — porchless, adj. porchlike, adj. /pawrch, pohrch/, n. 1. an exterior appendage to a building, forming a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway. 2. a veranda. 3. the Porch, the portico or stoa in the agora of ancient Athens, where the Stoic… …

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  • 12 Porch — A porch is a structure attached to a building, forming a covered entrance to a vestibule or doorway. [cite book first=Francis D.K. last= Ching year= 1995 title= A Visual Dictionary of Architecture edition= publisher=John Wiley and Sons… …

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  • 13 porch — n. 1) (AE) a back; front porch (BE uses veranda) 2) (AE) a sun porch (BE has sun lounge) 3) (AE) a screened, screened in porch (BE uses veranda) 4) (BE) a church porch * * * [pɔːtʃ] front porch (BE uses veranda) screened in porch (BE uses… …

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  • 14 porch — noun 1 entrance to a building ADJECTIVE ▪ entrance (esp. BrE) ▪ church ▪ back, front PORCH + NOUN ▪ door …

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  • 15 porch — [[t]pɔ͟ː(r)tʃ[/t]] porches 1) N COUNT A porch is a sheltered area at the entrance to a building. It has a roof and sometimes has walls. Is there a light in the porch or garden? 2) N COUNT A porch is a raised platform built along the outside wall… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 porch n — Julie the blonde, getting desperate for money, went into the richer neighborhoods looking for odd jobs. At the first house she called on, the man said Yeah, I have a job for you. How about painting my porch. Sure, said Julie, I ll do it for fifty …

    English expressions

  • 17 Porch — Recorded in the spellings of Porch, Porcher and Portch, this is an English surname. It usually derives from the Middle English word porche , itself of Germanic origins, and in former times described a covered area at the entrance to a manor house …

    Surnames reference

  • 18 porch — Synonyms and related words: Easter sepulcher, French door, ambry, apse, archway, back door, baptistery, barway, blindstory, bulkhead, carriage entrance, cellar door, cellarway, chancel, choir, cloisters, confessional, confessionary, crypt,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 porch — [13] Porch and portico [17] are ultimately the same word. Both go back to Italian portico, a descendant of Latin porticus ‘covered gallery or entry’, but whereas portico was borrowed directly, porch came via Old French porche. Porticus was… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 porch — n veranda, stoop; portico, gallery, galilee, vestibule, loggia; solarium, sun porch, sleeping porch …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder