Synonyms of column in English:


See definition of column


1‘the arches were supported on massive columns’


pillar, post, pole, support, upright, vertical, baluster, pier, pile, piling, pilaster, stanchion, standard, prop, buttress

rod, shaft, leg, mast, tower, pylon

obelisk, monolith

technical newel, caryatid, telamon, herm

2‘he writes a weekly column in a Sunday paper’


article, piece, piece of writing, item, story, report, account, write-up, feature, essay, composition, study, review, criticism, critique, notice, commentary, editorial, leader

British informal crit

3‘we walked in a column’


line, file, queue, procession, rank, row, string, chain, train, trail, progression, succession, cavalcade, parade, motorcade, carcade, cortège, convoy

British march past

informal crocodile