1 helps lift and carry things
ADJ. hospital, kitchen, railway
VERB + PORTER act as Some Sherpas act as guides and porters for mountaineering expeditions. | call, hail On arriving at the station, we hailed a porter to carry the bags.
PORTER + VERB carry sth
2 in charge of the entrance of a large building
ADJ. head | hall, hotel | night | uniformed
PHRASES porter's desk, porter's lodge > Note at JOB