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Another word for column

  1. A group of people or things arranged in a row

      1. One of a series of rows placed one above another:
      2. A rank or class.
      3. To arrange (something) into or rise in tiers:
      1. Material made of drawn-out, twisted fiber, used for fastening, tying, or lacing.
      2. A strand or cord of such material.
      3. A cord stretched on an instrument and struck, plucked, or bowed to produce tones.
      1. A series of objects placed next to each other, usually in a straight line.
      2. A succession without a break or gap in time:
      3. A line of adjacent seats, as in a theater, auditorium, or classroom.
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. A line of waiting people or vehicles.
      2. A long braid of hair worn hanging down the back of the neck; a pigtail.
      3. A sequence of stored data or programs awaiting processing.
      1. A geometric figure formed by a point moving along a fixed direction and the reverse direction.
      2. A thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface.
      3. A similar mark cut or scratched into a surface.
      1. A container, such as a cabinet or folder, for keeping papers in order.
      2. A collection of papers or published materials kept or arranged in convenient order.
      3. A collection of data or program records stored as a unit with a single name.
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Another word for column

  1. A post

      1. A platform extending from a shore over water and supported by piles or pillars, used to secure, protect, and provide access to ships or boats.
      2. Such a structure used predominantly for entertainment.
      3. A supporting structure at the junction of connecting spans of a bridge.
      1. A rectangular column with a capital and base, projecting only slightly from a wall as an ornamental motif.
      1. An architectural support or base, as for a column or statue.
      2. A support or foundation.
      3. A position of high regard or adoration.
      1. Being in a vertical position or direction:
      2. Erect in posture or carriage:
      3. Adhering strictly to moral principles; righteous.
      1. A large block of stone, especially one used in architecture or sculpture.
      2. Something, such as a column or monument, made from one large block of stone.
      3. Something suggestive of a large block of stone, as in immovability, massiveness, or uniformity.
      1. A series of columns surrounding a building or enclosing a court.
      2. A court enclosed by columns.
      1. A figure of a man used as a supporting pillar.
      1. A supporting column sculptured in the form of a draped female figure.
      1. A tall vertical spar, sometimes sectioned, that rises from the keel or deck of a sailing vessel to support the sails and the standing and running rigging.
      2. A vertical pole.
      3. A tall vertical antenna, as for a radio.
      1. The surface generated by a straight line intersecting and moving along a closed plane curve, the directrix, while remaining parallel to a fixed straight line that is not on or parallel to the plane of the directrix.
      2. The portion of such a surface bounded by two parallel planes and the regions of the planes bounded by the surface.
      3. A solid bounded by two parallel planes and such a surface, especially such a surface having a circle as its directrix.
      1. A tall slender tower attached to a mosque, having one or more projecting balconies from which a muezzin or a recording of a muezzin summons the people to prayer.
      1. A building or part of a building that is exceptionally high in proportion to its width and length.
      2. A tall, slender structure used for observation, signaling, or pumping.
      3. One that conspicuously embodies strength, firmness, or another virtue.
      1. Serving as or conforming to an established or accepted measurement or value:
      2. Widely recognized or employed as a model of authority or excellence:
      3. Acceptable but of less than top quality:
      1. An upright stone or slab with an inscribed or sculptured surface, used as a monument or as a commemorative tablet in the face of a building.
      2. The primary vascular tissue in the stem or root of a vascular plant, consisting of the xylem and phloem together with supporting tissues, such as pith.
      1. A tall, four-sided shaft of stone, usually tapered and monolithic, that rises to a pointed pyramidal top.
      2. The dagger sign (†), used especially as a reference mark.
      1. A movable, brightly colored cone or shaft of rubber that is used to signal something to be avoided, such as a hazard or work zone on a roadway.
      2. A flexible, usually padded marker that stands upright at each corner of the end zone to facilitate judgments of close plays.
      3. A tower marking a turning point in a race among aircraft.
      1. An animal, plant, or natural object serving among certain tribal or traditional peoples as the emblem of a clan or family and sometimes revered as its founder, ancestor, or guardian.
      2. A representation of such an object.
      3. A social group having a common affiliation to such an object.
      1. A structure, such as a building or sculpture, erected as a memorial.
      2. An inscribed marker placed at a grave; a tombstone.
      3. Something venerated for its enduring historic significance or association with a notable past person or thing:
      1. The long narrow stem or body of a spear or arrow.
      2. A spear or arrow.
      3. The handle of any of various tools or implements.
      1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      2. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
      3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
      1. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
      2. To bear or hold up (an amount of weight):
      3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
      1. A slender, freestanding, vertical support; a column.
      2. Such a structure or one similar to it used for decoration.
      3. One who occupies a central or responsible position:
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  2. Journalistic commentary

  3. A military formation

      1. A group of persons:
      2. One's companions or associates:
      3. A guest or guests:
      1. A subdivision of a company of troops consisting of two or more squads or sections and usually commanded by a lieutenant.
      2. A group of people working, traveling, or assembled together:
      3. A group of players within a team, especially a football team, that is trained and sent into or withdrawn from play as a unit:
      1. Material made of drawn-out, twisted fiber, used for fastening, tying, or lacing.
      2. A strand or cord of such material.
      3. A cord stretched on an instrument and struck, plucked, or bowed to produce tones.
      1. A line of people, animals, or things standing or moving one behind the other.