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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