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 Dictionary entry overview: What does porch mean? 

PORCH (noun)
  The noun PORCH has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: PORCH used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PORCH (noun)

Sense 1porch [BACK TO TOP]


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

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Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("porch" is a kind of...):

construction; structure (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "porch"):

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)

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)

gallery; veranda; verandah (a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed))

Holonyms ("porch" is a part of...):

house (a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families)

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