Detailed Translations for buttress from English to French


buttress [the ~] noun

  1. the buttress (supporting beam; joist)
    la poutre; la traverse
  2. the buttress (support)
    l'étai; l'appui; le support; le tréteau
  3. the buttress (support)
    le contrefort
  4. the buttress (supporting beam; joist; support; prop)
    la contre-fiche

Translation Matrix for buttress:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
appui buttress; support aid; anchor; assistance; crutch; help; indication; lead; mainstay; pointer; rest; starting point; suggestion; support; window-sill
contre-fiche buttress; joist; prop; support; supporting beam
contrefort buttress; support
poutre buttress; joist; supporting beam beam; crossbeam; frame; rafter; roofbeam; supporting-beam; truss
support buttress; support aid; assistance; basal area; bogie; chassis; cheers; encouragement; encouraging; help; indication; landing gear; lead; leg; lower part; pointer; prop; putting on; rest; shore; stand; starting point; stay; stimulation; stipule; substructure; suggestion; support; switching on; turning on; turning up; undercarriage; urging; urging on
traverse buttress; joist; supporting beam bar; beam; collar beam; cross-beam; crossbeam; mullion; traverse
tréteau buttress; support chassis; leg; prop; shore; stand; support
étai buttress; support
- buttressing
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- mainstay; pillar

Related Words for "buttress":

  • buttresses

Synonyms for "buttress":

Related Definitions for "buttress":

  1. a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building1
  2. make stronger or defensible1
    • buttress your thesis1
  3. reinforce with a buttress1

Wiktionary Translations for buttress:

  1. support something or someone by supplying evidence
  2. support something physically with, or as if with, a buttress
  1. anything that serves to support something
  2. brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it