Porridge vs. Congee

Porridge vs. Congee — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Porridge and Congee

Porridgenoun

A type of thick soup or stew, especially thickened with barley.

Congeenoun

Leave, formal permission for some action, :

Porridgenoun

A dish made of grain or legumes, milk and/or water, heated and stirred until thick and typically eaten for breakfast.

Eat your porridge while it's hot!

Congeenoun

(obsolete) Formal permission to leave; a passport.

Porridgenoun

(British slang) A prison sentence.

Just do your porridge and keep your head down.

Congeenoun

(obsolete) Formal dismissal; (figurative) any dismissal; originally & particularly humorously ironic abrupt dismissal without ceremony.

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Porridgenoun

soft food made by boiling oatmeal or other meal or legumes in water or milk until thick

Congeenoun

(obsolete) Formal leavetaking; (figurative) any farewell.

Congeenoun

A fee paid to make another go away, (particularly) alms to a persistent beggar.

Congeenoun

(archaic) A bow, curtsey, or other gesture (originally) made at departure but (later) including at greeting or in obeissance or respect.

Congeenoun

A type of thick rice porridge or soup, sometimes prepared with vegetables and/or meat.

Congeeverb

(archaic) To give congee, particularly

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Congeeverb

To give formal permission to leave; to dismiss.

Congeeverb

To give formal permission to do something; to license.

Congeeverb

(archaic) To take congee: to leave ceremoniously.

Congeeverb

(archaic) To make a congee: to bow, curtsey, etc., while leaving; (figuratively) to make obeissance, show respect, or defer to someone or something.

Congeenoun

a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast

Congeeverb

depart after obtaining formal permission;

He has congeed with the King

Congeeverb

perform a ceremonious bow