View definitions for porch


noun as in patio

Strong match

Discover More

Example Sentences

“I was losing it,” Peter later recalled as we sat on their front porch on a far-too-warm November afternoon in Altadena, California, just below the San Gabriel Mountains.

He got sicker and decided to drive himself to the hospital, but made it no farther than his front porch.

A rear porch partially collapsed, and one firefighter was injured.

He also mailed a bottle to Charlie Sheen, who never tasted it because it was stolen from his front porch, probably because it was tantalizingly labeled “Top Secret,” so O’Neill sent another.

Democrats and inauguration fans, trying to make the best of things, are looking for small ways to be part of the moment, even from their porches.

He stands, one assumes on a porch, which overlooks a prairie.

Davis jumped over a 4-foot porch wall and ran into a house, where he and others crammed themselves into a linen closet.

Gosta Peterson sits on the porch of his Long Island home and greets passersby.

On the porch, before I go, Peterson looks at me through the lens of a small digital camera before training it on his front lawn.

She taught little black boys to love themselves, and look beyond their own front porch to the hope of a broader horizon.

Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.

The lady in black was reading her morning devotions on the porch of a neighboring bathhouse.

Sarah was standing on the porch again wiping her hands on her apron, looking away toward the fields.

The bells were clashing merrily from the village spire as the party passed out of the church porch.

The fight was over and Lawrence rode up to the house, and was met on the porch by a white haired, fine looking old gentleman.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to porch, such as: balcony, deck, portico, stoop, veranda, and steps.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.