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Synonyms for column
ˈkɒl əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. column(noun)

    a line of units following one after another

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

  2. column, chromatography column(noun)

    a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands

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

  3. column(noun)

    a vertical array of numbers or other information

    "he added a column of numbers"

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

  4. 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, towboat, tugboat, tug, tower, mainstay

  5. column, editorial, newspaper column(noun)

    an article giving opinions or perspectives

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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. column(noun)

    a page or text that is vertically divided

    "the newspaper devoted several columns to the subject"; "the bookkeeper used pages that were divided into columns"

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

  9. column(noun)

    any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body

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

Wiktionary

  1. column(noun)

    A solid upright structure designed usually to support a larger structure above it, such as a roof or horizontal beam, but sometimes for decoration.

    Synonyms:
    sile, pillar, post

  2. column(noun)

    Antonyms:
    row

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. column(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pillar (that is round)

  2. column(n.)

    Synonyms:
    file, line, row

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. column(n)

    Synonyms:
    pillar, post, shaft, obelisk, file, line, row, pilaster

    Associated words:
    entablature, frieze, architrave, triglyph, cornice, base, shaft, capital, plinth

  2. column(n. pl)

    Synonyms:
    peristyle, portico, colonnade

    Associated words:
    entablature, frieze, architrave, triglyph, cornice, base, shaft, capital, plinth

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    columns, spine, stanchion, chronic, al-amud, amud, columnar

How to pronounce column?

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How to say column in sign language?

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How to use column in a sentence?

  1. Jesse Hunt:

    This is another pipedream from the same party that’s notorious for underperforming, we already have a host of quality Republican candidates declared in many of these seats and we’re confident they’ll remain in our column.

  2. Nigel Farage:

    We do have, I'm sad to say, a fifth column that is living within our own countries that is utterly opposed to our values, we're going to have to be a lot braver... in standing up for our Judaeo-Christian culture.

  3. David Price:

    The marginal seats now are a considerably different batch of seats than House Democrats were in 2008 or in 1994, and American politics has moved in a way that those suburban seats on cultural issues are more in the progressive column. Plus the Trump effect has been great on those seats.

  4. Linsey Sala:

    They are mostly grazers in the upper 200 meters (yards) of the ocean, because they can swim in the water column, they can be transported by strong currents.

  5. Malcolm McCulloch:

    It is at a depth where light can’t penetrate, making a dark water column where there are no signs of light from above or below.


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