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Synonyms for linchpin
ˈlɪntʃˌpɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anchor, mainstay, keystone, backbone, linchpin, lynchpin(noun)

    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, lynchpin(noun)

    pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on

    Synonyms:
    lynchpin, keystone, mainstay, backbone, anchor

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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