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Synonyms for buttress
ˈbʌ trɪsbut·tress

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Wiktionary2.7 / 3 votes

  1. buttressnoun

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

  2. buttressnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

  3. buttressnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

  4. buttressnoun

    A buttress-root.

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

  5. buttressnoun

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

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

    Synonyms:
    counterfort

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 4 votes

  1. buttress, buttressingverb

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

    Synonyms:
    buttressing

  2. buttressverb

    reinforce with a buttress

    "Buttress the church"

  3. buttressverb

    make stronger or defensible

    "buttress your thesis"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. buttressnoun

    Synonyms:
    shore, prop, support, stay, brace

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. buttressnoun

    Synonyms:
    support, stay, prop

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How to use buttress in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Andy Gilman:

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

  4. 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.

  5. The US:

    The US has boxed itself into a corner on Huawei, with all the rhetoric coming fast and furious, but nothing to... buttress it, like evidence [ or ] an executive order.


Translations for buttress

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  • دعمArabic
  • поддържам, опора, подпирам, рид, контрафорсBulgarian
  • contrafortCatalan, Valencian
  • opěrný pilíř, oporaCzech
  • Stütze, Stützpfeiler, Strebepfeiler, stützen, verstärken, unterstützenGerman
  • boterete, corroborar, afianzar, apuntalar, contrafuerteSpanish
  • tuki, tukea, tukipilariFinnish
  • contrefort, corroboration, arc-bouter, corroborer, appui, arc-boutantFrench
  • նեցուկ, հենարանArmenian
  • contrafforte, corroborazione, rafforzare, sostenere, corroborare, sperone, supporto, contrafforti, appoggiareItalian
  • לְחַזֵקHebrew
  • hirinaki, whirinakiMāori
  • stutten, steun, stut, beer, onderbouwen, steunbeer, ondersteunenDutch
  • understøtte, støtteNorwegian
  • przypora, podpierać, podporaPolish
  • контрфорс, опора, подпоркаRussian
  • potporanj, podupirač, poduprijeti, podboltatiSerbo-Croatian
  • stöttaSwedish
  • desteklemekTurkish
  • بٹنUrdu
  • Chinese

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