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Detailed Translations for mainstay from English to Dutch


mainstay [the ~] noun

  1. the mainstay (pillar)
    steunpaal; de zuil
  2. the mainstay (crutch; anchor)
    de steun; de steunpilaar; de toeverlaat

Translation Matrix for mainstay:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
steun anchor; crutch; mainstay aid; assistance; cheers; encouragement; encouraging; help; putting on; social assistance; stay; stimulation; support; switching on; turning on; turning up; urging; urging on
steunpaal mainstay; pillar
steunpilaar anchor; crutch; mainstay
toeverlaat anchor; crutch; mainstay
zuil mainstay; pillar pillar; society grouping
- anchor; backbone; keystone; linchpin; lynchpin; pillar
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 chief support
  2. a stabilizing rope from the top of the mainmast to the bottom of the foremast