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Synonyms for PILLAR
ˈpɪl ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pillar(noun)

    a fundamental principle or practice

    "science eroded the pillars of superstition"

    Synonyms:
    tower, mainstay, column

  2. column, tower, pillar(noun)

    anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

    "the test tube held a column of white powder"; "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"; "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite"

    Synonyms:
    newspaper column, pillar, editorial, chromatography column, column, towboat, tugboat, tug, tower, mainstay

  3. pillar, mainstay(noun)

    a prominent supporter

    "he is a pillar of the community"

    Synonyms:
    pillar, backbone, column, lynchpin, linchpin, anchor, tower, keystone, mainstay

  4. column, pillar(noun)

    a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)

    Synonyms:
    tower, chromatography column, editorial, mainstay, pillar, newspaper column, column

  5. column, pillar(noun)

    (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure

    Synonyms:
    tower, chromatography column, editorial, mainstay, pillar, newspaper column, column

Wiktionary

  1. pillar(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sile, column

  2. pillar(noun)

    To provide with pillars or added strength as if from pillars.

    Synonyms:
    sile, column

  3. pillar(noun)

    Something resembling such a structure.

    a pillar of smoke

    Synonyms:
    column, sile

  4. pillar(noun)

    An essential part of something that provides support.

    He's a pillar of the community.

    Synonyms:
    column, sile

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pillar

    Synonyms:
    column, shaft, post, support

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pillar(n.)

    Synonyms:
    COLUMN, shaft, post

  2. pillar(n.)

    Synonyms:
    prop, support, supporter, maintainer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pillar(n)

    Synonyms:
    column, pier, shaft, post, obelisk, monolith, supporter, maintainer

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pilar, mainstay, samba, pillars, component, drumstick, backbone, cornerstone, element

How to pronounce PILLAR?

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How to say PILLAR in sign language?

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How to use PILLAR in a sentence?

  1. Hector Torres:

    He was a pillar on Wall Street — somebody everyone looked up to, very nice gentleman ... They seem like a normal family.

  2. Paolo Gentiloni:

    The European Commission wants a global solution to bring corporate taxation into the 21st century – and we believe the OECD's two-pillar approach is the right one.

  3. David Dean Rusk:

    The fidelity of the United States to security treaties is not just an empty matter. It is a pillar of peace in the world.

  4. Naren Shaam:

    There are two fundamental pillars that drive us as a company. The first is global inventory for transport is not on a single product, the second pillar that drives us is that travel inherently is connected - and the products and the technology solutions today don't offer a connected experience.

  5. Woody Smeck:

    Hotshot teams are a tight-knit close group that really care for each other and Brian facilitated that caring and connection. He kept that team in strong unity, he was their pillar of strength. He had a bright future ahead of him, gone way too soon.


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