Synonyms of pillar in English:

pillar


See definition of pillar

noun

1‘eight stone pillars supported a dome’

SYNONYMS

column, 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 was a pillar of his local community’

SYNONYMS

stalwart, mainstay, strength, tower of strength, bastion, rock

leading light, worthy, backbone, support, upholder, champion, torch-bearer