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Synonyms for column
ˈkɒl əmcol·umn

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Wiktionary3.8 / 4 votes

  1. columnnoun

    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:
    pillar, post, sile

  2. columnnoun

    Antonyms:
    row

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. columnnoun

    a line of units following one after another

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

  2. column, chromatography columnnoun

    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. columnnoun

    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, pillarnoun

    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 columnnoun

    an article giving opinions or perspectives

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

  6. column, pillarnoun

    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, pillarnoun

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

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

  8. columnnoun

    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. columnnoun

    any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. columnnoun

    Synonyms:
    pillar (that is round)

  2. columnnoun

    Synonyms:
    file, line, row

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. columnnoun

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

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

  2. columnnoun

    Synonyms:
    peristyle, portico, colonnade

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "column":

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

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How to use column in a sentence?

  1. Abi Aghayere:

    Did a column fail by itself? This column has been carrying this load for 40 years, why would it fail now? you will have concrete popping out, falling out.

  2. Kit Miyamoto:

    This collapse is a classic column failure. Which means the building itself was supported by a series of pillars. If the pillars fail, everything fails.

  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. Luiz Rocha:

    It's a really different environment : It's darker( because the water functions as a filter absorbing light, so the deeper you go, the darker it gets) and colder, there are much fewer corals, and almost no algae( because of the lack of light), so the fish community is very different and most fish at this depth feed on plankton( tiny marine invertebrates that live in the water column).

  5. Ethan Hawke:

    And I noticed recently if you put in a column of every movie I ever did where I carry a gun, and every movie where I don’t, and my salary… I really think it would be about 92 percent to 8 percent.


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