an exterior appendage to a building, forming a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway.
the Porch, the portico or stoa in the agora of ancient Athens, where the Stoic philosopher Zeno of Citium and his followers met.
Obsolete. a portico.
a low structure projecting from the doorway of a house and forming a covered entrance
(US & Canadian) an exterior roofed gallery, often partly enclosed; veranda
verb (used with object) 1. to have as belonging to one; have as property; own: to possess a house and a car. 2. to have as a faculty, quality, or the like: to possess courage. 3. (of a spirit, especially an evil one) to occupy, dominate, or control (a person) from within: He thought he […]
adjective 1. (of a machine, vehicle, etc.) having a specified fuel or prime mover: a gasoline-powered engine; an engine-powered pump. noun 1. ability to do or act; capability of doing or accomplishing something. 2. political or national strength: the balance of power in Europe. 3. great or marked ability to do or act; strength; might; […]
verb (used with object), underpraised, underpraising. 1. to praise to a lesser degree or extent than the circumstances warrant.
noun 1. a person appointed to any of various positions of command, authority, or superintendence, as a chief magistrate in ancient Rome or the chief administrative official of a department of France or Italy. 2. Roman Catholic Church. the dean of a Jesuit school or college. a cardinal in charge of a congregation in the […]