Share this entry


Synonyms of pillar in English:


  • 1 eight stone pillars supported a dome
    column, post, pole, support, upright, vertical, baluster, pier, pile, piling, pilaster, stanchion, standard, prop, buttress;
    rod, shaft, leg, mast, tower, pylon;
    obelisk, monolith
    technicalnewel, caryatid, telamon, herm
  • 2 he was a pillar of his local community
    stalwart, mainstay, strength, tower of strength, bastion, rock;
    leading light, worthy, backbone, support, upholder, champion, torch-bearer
  • Definition of pillar in:

    Share this entry


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources