What is another word for buttress?

325 synonyms found


[ b_ˈʌ_t_ɹ_ə_s], [ bˈʌtɹəs], [ bˈʌtɹəs]

Synonyms for Buttress:

bulwark (noun) eastern poison oak (noun) mainstay (noun) pier (noun) pillar (noun) support (noun) strengthen (verb) support (verb) eastern poison oak harden Other synonyms: support

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Quotes for Buttress:

  1. If the constitutional treaty is rejected it will be back to square one, just at a time when we want Europe to be a more effective force for good in the world, when we need to buttress ourselves against the pressures and insecurities of globalization. Peter Mandelson.
  2. An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress and what by a dome. John Ruskin.

Idioms of Buttress:

  1. buttress sth up;

Adjectives for Buttress:

  • shaggy.