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Synonyms for buttress
ˈbʌ trɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buttress, buttressing(verb)

    a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building

    Synonyms:
    buttressing

  2. buttress(verb)

    reinforce with a buttress

    "Buttress the church"

  3. buttress(verb)

    make stronger or defensible

    "buttress your thesis"

Wiktionary

  1. buttress(noun)

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

  2. buttress(noun)

    To support something physically with, or as if with, a prop or buttress.

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

  3. buttress(noun)

    To support something or someone by supplying evidence; to corroborate or substantiate.

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

  4. buttress(noun)

    A buttress-root.

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

  5. buttress(noun)

    A feature jutting prominently out from a mountain or rock; a crag, a bluff.

    Crowell Buttresses, Dismal Buttress, Hourglass Buttress, Kardam Buttress, Seven Buttresses \uE000231169

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buttress(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shore, prop, support, stay, brace

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. buttress(n)

    Synonyms:
    support, stay, prop

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How to use buttress in a sentence?

  1. Andre Terzic:

    Regenerative medicine is not trying to create the bionic man but to harness the healing powers of the human body and buttress them.

  2. Virginia Kelley:

    There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit - and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place.

  3. Chip Davis:

    The boulder that is decline is much bigger in size and rolling much faster than before, we've got very few rigs to buttress the rate of decline.

  4. Andy Gilman:

    Find a name-brand person with integrity to buttress what the company is doing.

  5. Chip Davis:

    The boulder that is decline is much bigger in size and rolling much faster than before, we’ve got very few rigs to buttress the rate of decline.

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Translations for buttress

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  • контрафорс, рид, подпирам, опора, поддържамBulgarian
  • contrafortCatalan, Valencian
  • opora, opěrný pilířCzech
  • unterstützen, verstärken, Stütze, stützen, Strebepfeiler, StützpfeilerGerman
  • afianzar, corroborar, apuntalar, contrafuerte, botereteSpanish
  • tuki, tukea, tukipilariFinnish
  • contrefort, corroborer, arc-boutant, appui, arc-bouter, corroborationFrench
  • նեցուկ, հենարանArmenian
  • sostenere, sperone, appoggiare, contrafforti, corroborare, contrafforte, corroborazione, rafforzare, supportoItalian
  • לְחַזֵקHebrew
  • hirinaki, whirinakiMāori
  • steun, ondersteunen, stut, beer, stutten, steunbeer, onderbouwenDutch
  • støtte, understøtteNorwegian
  • podpora, przypora, podpieraćPolish
  • контрфорс, опора, подпоркаRussian
  • potporanj, podboltati, poduprijeti, podupiračSerbo-Croatian
  • stöttaSwedish
  • desteklemekTurkish
  • بٹنUrdu
  • Chinese

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