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Concierge vs. Porter

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Conciergenoun

One who attends to the wishes of hotel guests.

Porternoun

A person who carries luggage and related objects.

‘By the time I reached the train station I was exhausted, but fortunately there was a porter waiting.’;

Conciergenoun

(British) One who attends to the maintenance of a building and provides services to its tenants and visitors.

Porternoun

(entomology) An ant having the specialized role of carrying.

Conciergenoun

One who keeps the entrance to an edifice, public or private; a doorkeeper; a janitor, male or female.

Porternoun

(computing) One who ports software (makes it usable on another platform).

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Conciergenoun

a French caretaker of apartments or a hotel; lives on the premises and oversees people entering and leaving and handles mail and acts as janitor or porter

Porternoun

A person in control of the entrance to a building.

Concierge

A concierge (French pronunciation: ​[kɔ̃sjɛʁʒ]) is an employee of a multi-tenant building, such as a hotel or apartment building, who receives guests. The concept has been applied more generally to other hospitality settings and to personal concierges who manage the errands of private clients.

Porternoun

(bowling) An employee who clears and cleans tables and puts bowling balls away.

Porternoun

A strong, dark ale, originally favored by porters, similar to a stout but less strong.

Porternoun

(Ireland) Stout (malt brew).

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Porterverb

To serve as a porter; to carry.

Porternoun

A man who has charge of a door or gate; a doorkeeper; one who waits at the door to receive messages.

‘To him the porter openeth.’;

Porternoun

A carrier; one who carries or conveys burdens, luggage, etc.; for hire.

Porternoun

A bar of iron or steel at the end of which a forging is made; esp., a long, large bar, to the end of which a heavy forging is attached, and by means of which the forging is lifted and handled in hammering and heating; - called also porter bar.

Porternoun

A malt liquor, of a dark color and moderately bitter taste, possessing tonic and intoxicating qualities.

Porternoun

a person employed to carry luggage and supplies

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Porternoun

someone who guards an entrance

Porternoun

United States writer of novels and short stories (1890-1980)

Porternoun

United States composer and lyricist of musical comedies (1891-1946)

Porternoun

United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910)

Porternoun

a railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)

Porternoun

a very dark sweet ale brewed from roasted unmalted barley

Porterverb

carry luggage or supplies;

‘They portered the food up Mount Kilimanjaro for the tourists’;

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