What is another word for pillar?

572 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ pˈɪlə], [ pˈɪlə], [ p_ˈɪ_l_ə]

Pillars are often associated with strength and stability, and there are several synonyms for this word that convey a similar sense of robustness and support. A few examples include column, post, beam, support, and pylon. These words connote a sense of solidity and resilience, which can be useful in describing not just physical structures like buildings and bridges, but also more abstract concepts like relationships or principles. However, each of these words has its own particular connotations and nuances, and the choice of synonym will depend on the context and tone of the writing being produced.

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What are the hypernyms for Pillar?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Pillar?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Pillar?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for pillar (as nouns)

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Usage examples for Pillar

So now they see Him by day in a pillar of cloud to guide them on the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Nasmyth leaned against a wooden pillar, and Waynefleet sat still, waiting for him to speak.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
87. 11. A pillar at Sebzevah, p.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr

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