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Detailed Translations for mainstay from English to Spanish


mainstay [the ~] noun

  1. the mainstay (pillar)
    el pilar; la viga de apoyo; la columna
  2. the mainstay (crutch; anchor)
    el apoyo; el sostén

Translation Matrix for mainstay:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
apoyo anchor; crutch; mainstay aid; alleviation; assistance; assuagement; back support; benefit; dole; help; helpfulness; parapet; prop; relief; rest; service; serving; shore; social assistance; social security; support; unemployment benefit; welfare
columna mainstay; pillar column; file; line; pile; pillar; post; queue; row
pilar mainstay; pillar column; pillar; post
sostén anchor; crutch; mainstay aid; assistance; back support; bra; buttress; help; outlet; support
viga de apoyo mainstay; pillar
- anchor; backbone; keystone; linchpin; lynchpin; pillar
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
columna column
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- buttress; pillar

Related Words for "mainstay":

  • mainstays

Synonyms for "mainstay":

Related Definitions for "mainstay":

  1. the forestay that braces the mainmast1
  2. a central cohesive source of support and stability1
  3. a prominent supporter1

Wiktionary Translations for mainstay:

  1. a stabilizing rope from the top of the mainmast to the bottom of the foremast
  2. a chief support