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Synonyms and Antonyms of pier

  1. 1 a structure used by boats and ships for taking on or landing cargo and passengers <tied the boat up at the pier> Synonyms float, jetty, landing, levee, dock, quai, quay, wharfRelated Words berth, mooring, slip; embarcadero [West]; dockyard, marina, quayage, shipyard, wharfage

  2. 2 an upright shaft that supports an overhead structure <a bridge pier> Synonyms column, pillar, pilaster, post, stanchionRelated Words caryatid, pedestal; buttress, flying buttress; needle, obelisk; pile, piling

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