What does porch mean?

Definitions for porchpɔrtʃ, poʊrtʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word porch.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. porch(noun)

    a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance


  1. porch(Noun)

    A covered and enclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without and with a separate roof.

  2. porch(Noun)

    A portico; a covered walk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Porch(noun)

    a covered and inclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without and with a separate roof. Sometimes the porch is large enough to serve as a covered walk. See also Carriage porch, under Carriage, and Loggia

  2. Porch(noun)

    a portico; a covered walk

  3. Origin: [F. porche, L. porticus, fr. porta a gate, entrance, or passage. See Port a gate, and cf. Portico.]


  1. Porch

    A porch is external to the walls of the main building proper, but may be enclosed by screen, latticework, broad windows, or other light frame walls extending from the main structure. There are various styles of porches, all of which depend on the architectural tradition of its location. All porches will allow for sufficient space for a person to comfortably pause before entering or after exiting the building. However, they may be larger. Verandahs, for example, are usually quite large and may encompass the entire façade as well as the sides of a structure. At the other extreme, the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan has the longest porch in the world at 660 feet in length.


  1. Porch

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of porch in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of porch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Another California resident:

    We sat on the porch and ate and I learned some words, and it was awesome.

  2. Jackie Johnson:

    When I came out, people were screaming and running, and bodies were laying on the... porch.

  3. Kiara Rucker:

    If it wasn't for Zaevion, if he would have just ran off the porch, we would have probably been shot.

  4. Donna Davis:

    The little boy, he was half under the porch like he was trying to hide from someone. He was screaming for help.

  5. Tom Zegan:

    I am such a firm believer in the idea of "Free Press" so much that I took my neighbors newspaper off his porch this morning.

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