Thesaurus

columns

noun
plural of column

Synonyms of columns

1 a series of persons or things arranged one behind another
  • a column of ants stretched between the fallen hot dog and the ant hill

Synonyms for columns

Words Related to columns

2 an upright shaft that supports an overhead structure
  • engraved columns supported the arch on either side

Synonyms for columns

Words Related to columns

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about columns

Cite this Entry

“Columns.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/columns. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on columns

Nglish: Translation of columns for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of columns for Arabic Speakers

Comments on columns

What made you want to look up columns? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three bears two of them look like theyre whispering to a third bear who looks chuffed to be the center of attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!