Synonyms and Antonyms of mainstay

  1. something or someone to which one looks for support Mom has been our mainstay in this crisis Synonyms anchor, buttress, dependence, pillar, reliance, standbyRelated Words backbone, sinew(s), spine; right hand; bolsterer, crutch, handmaiden (also handmaid), prop, stay; anchorage, harbor, refuge

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