What is another word for pillar?

Synonyms for pillar
ˈpɪl ərpil·lar

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term pillar.

Wiktionary

  1. pillarnoun

    Synonyms:
    sile, column

  2. pillarnoun

    To provide with pillars or added strength as if from pillars.

    Synonyms:
    sile, column

  3. pillarnoun

    Something resembling such a structure.

    a pillar of smoke

    Synonyms:
    column, sile

  4. pillarnoun

    An essential part of something that provides support.

    He's a pillar of the community.

    Synonyms:
    column, sile

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pillar

    Synonyms:
    column, shaft, post, support

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pillarnoun

    a fundamental principle or practice

    "science eroded the pillars of superstition"

    Synonyms:
    tower, mainstay, column

  2. 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, editorial, chromatography column, column, towboat, tugboat, tug, tower, mainstay

  3. pillar, mainstaynoun

    a prominent supporter

    "he is a pillar of the community"

    Synonyms:
    backbone, column, lynchpin, linchpin, anchor, tower, keystone, mainstay

  4. column, pillarnoun

    a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)

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

  5. column, pillarnoun

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pillarnoun

    Synonyms:
    COLUMN, shaft, post

  2. pillarnoun

    Synonyms:
    prop, support, supporter, maintainer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pillarnoun

    Synonyms:
    column, pier, shaft, post, obelisk, monolith, supporter, maintainer

How to pronounce pillar?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say pillar in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#137post
#148support
#2040component
#2222element
#2239column
#2551editorial
#3599tower
#6900anchor
#8524shaft
#9096samba
#14066backbone
#14738keystone
#15073cornerstone
#15382pillar
#18513pillars
#20230tug
#31770mainstay
#48271pilar
#64199tugboat
#105907drumstick
#110039linchpin
#131732sile
#170692towboat
#190974lynchpin

How to use pillar in a sentence?

  1. Pliny:

    Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.

  2. Rob Thomas:

    I got to the center of the mall, I saw this car. Its a black SUV crashed against a pillar in front of the Clarks shoe store.

  3. Mike Pence:

    For all the media fawning over the sister of the North Korean dictator, I think it’s important that every American knows who this person is and what she’s done, the sister of Kim Jong Un is a central pillar of the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet, an evil family clique that brutalizes, subjugates, starves and imprisons its 25 million people.

  4. Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi:

    Mesopotamia is truly the pillar of humanity's memory and the cradle of civilization in recorded history.

  5. Paolo Gentiloni:

    I very much regret the U.S.' move to put the brakes on international talks on taxation of the digital economy. I hope that this will be a temporary setback rather than a definitive stop, the European Commission wants a global solution to bring corporate taxation into the 21st century – and we believe the OECD's two-pillar approach is the right one.

Images & Illustrations of pillar

  1. pillar
    pillar
    pillar
    pillar
    pillar

Translations for pillar

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for pillar »

Translation

Find a translation for the pillar synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"pillar." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 31 Jul 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/pillar>.

Discuss these pillar synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for pillar?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    A synonym for "drooping"
    • A. sagging
    • B. upright
    • C. erect
    • D. tense

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for pillar: