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pillar

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pillar

  1. 1 an upright shaft that supports an overhead structure the ancient Greek temple boasted graceful marble pillars with richly ornamented tops Synonyms of pillar column, pier, pilaster, post, stanchion Words Related to pillar caryatid, pedestal; buttress, flying buttress; needle, obelisk; pile, piling

  2. 2 something or someone to which one looks for support my father has been my pillar throughout this crisis Synonyms of pillar anchor, buttress, mainstay, dependence, reliance, standbyWords Related to pillar backbone, sinew(s), spine; right hand; bolsterer, crutch, handmaiden (also handmaid), prop, stay; anchorage, harbor, refuge



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