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Synonyms for linchpin
ˈlɪntʃˌpɪnlinch·pin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anchor, mainstay, keystone, backbone, linchpin, lynchpinnoun

    a central cohesive source of support and stability

    "faith is his anchor"; "the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money"; "he is the linchpin of this firm"

    Synonyms:
    anchorman, key, ground tackle, lynchpin, rachis, headstone, grit, sand, anchorperson, spinal column, keystone, guts, back, backbone, pillar, spine, anchor, mainstay, moxie, gumption, vertebral column

  2. linchpin, lynchpinnoun

    pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on

    Synonyms:
    lynchpin, keystone, mainstay, backbone, anchor

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "linchpin":

    mainspring, shaft, axis, backbone, pivot, ankle, lynchpin

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How to use linchpin in a sentence?

  1. Fabian Zuleeg:

    Germany was always the linchpin in compromises, now Germany will closely consider what is our national interest and then act accordingly. It's changing the whole dynamics of decision-making at a European level.

  2. Enbridge Inc:

    This is the linchpin of our market access strategy, we will compete against waterborne imports.

  3. George Papadopoulos:

    I went from a pariah within that world to now a potential linchpin to uncovering potential surveillance abuse and other illicit behavior by the previous administration.

  4. Dan Ives:

    The China growth stories is the top of the list for Tesla, this is their key market, we believe 40 % of their sales will come from there next year. I think that's the linchpin to the stock going up or down.

  5. Dan Ives:

    The Team China growth stories is the top of the list for Tesla, this is their key market, we believe 40 % of their sales will come from there next year. I think that's the linchpin to the stock going up or down.

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