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Buttress synonyms
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(Informal) Ability to continue or endure
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  1. (Informal) Ability to continue or endure
  2. Anything used as a support, or prop
  3. A support or brace.
To support with, or as if with, a prop.
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  1. To support with, or as if with, a prop.
To buoy up or hearten:
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  1. To buoy up or hearten:
  2. To support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion.
  3. To prop up as with a bolster; support, strengthen, or reinforce
To provide for the support of; specif., to provide sustenance or nourishment for
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  1. To provide for the support of; specif., to provide sustenance or nourishment for
  2. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule.
  3. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
An orthopedic appliance used to support, align, or hold a bodily part in the correct position.
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  1. An orthopedic appliance used to support, align, or hold a bodily part in the correct position.
  2. A device attached to the teeth in order to move them gradually into better occlusion
  3. A device, as a beam, used as a support, to resist strain or pressure, etc.; prop
Anything one leans or relies on for support, help, etc.; prop
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  1. Anything one leans or relies on for support, help, etc.; prop
  2. A support used by an injured or disabled person, often in pairs, as an aid to walking, having a vertical shaft that is sometimes forked, a horizontal grip for the hand, and a crosspiece that is positioned under the armpit or a cuff that wraps around the forearm.
  3. (Naut.) A forked support for a spar when the sail is furled
Someone or something displayed to impress others or provide a false impression.
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  1. Someone or something displayed to impress others or provide a false impression.
  2. A person or thing that gives support or aid to a person, institution, etc.
  3. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
Land as opposed to water:
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  1. Land as opposed to water:
  2. A prop, as a beam, placed under or against something as a support or stabilizer; specif., any of the timbers used to support a boat or ship that is out of water
  3. A beam or timber propped against a structure to provide support.
The state of being supported:
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  1. The state of being supported:
  2. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
  3. The act of supporting:
Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
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  1. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
  2. Anything that serves as a support or basis
  3. A support or foundation:
In, to, or toward a past time:
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  1. In, to, or toward a past time:
  2. In reply or return:
  3. To furnish or strengthen with a back or backing.
(Obs.) To strengthen
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  1. (Obs.) To strengthen
  2. To make more certain the validity of; confirm; bolster; support
  3. To confirm, ratify, strengthen, or support, especially by additional authority or evidence. To confirm, ratify, strengthen, or support, especially by additional authority or evidence.
To show to be true or real by giving evidence; prove; confirm
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  1. To show to be true or real by giving evidence; prove; confirm
  2. To verify something by supplying evidence; to corroborate or authenticate
  3. To give substance or true existence to
Find another word for buttress. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for buttress, like: stay, support, prop-up, bolster, sustain, support, brace, crutch, prop, shore and support.