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pillar [the ~] noun

  1. the pillar (column; pile)
    la columna
  2. the pillar (column; post)
    – (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure 1
    la columna; el pilar
  3. the pillar (society grouping)
    el grupo; el parte de la nación
  4. the pillar (mainstay)
    – a prominent supporter 1
    el pilar; la viga de apoyo; la columna
  5. the pillar (socle; stand; tripod; support; column)
    el pedestal

Translation Matrix for pillar:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
columna column; mainstay; pile; pillar; post column; file; line; queue; row
grupo pillar; society grouping accumulation; assembling; association; bunch; chaos; circle; club; cluster; clutter; collection; common herd; compilation; corporation; craft; craft guild; craft union; crowd; debris; distribution group; distribution list; drove; faction; flock; fraternity; gang; gathering; group; guild; heap; herd; horde; hotchpotch; jumble; match pair; medley; mess; mishmash; mob; multitude; pack; party; pile; piling up; pool; professional organisation; professional organization; set; sifting; society; sorority; sorting; team; union
parte de la nación pillar; society grouping
pedestal column; pillar; socle; stand; support; tripod stand; support; tripod
pilar column; mainstay; pillar; post column; post
viga de apoyo mainstay; pillar
- column; mainstay; tower
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
columna column
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- buttress; mainstay

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Related Definitions for "pillar":

  1. (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure1
  2. a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)1
  3. a fundamental principle or practice1
    • science eroded the pillars of superstition1
  4. a prominent supporter1
    • he is a pillar of the community1
  5. anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower1
    • a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite1

Wiktionary Translations for pillar:

  1. large post, often used as supporting architecture

Cross Translation:
pillar columna SäuleArchitektur: senkrechte, zumeist runde Stütze bei größeren Bauwerken
pillar columna colonne — archi|nocat=1 Support vertical composé d’un fût cylindrique, d’un chapiteau et souvent d’une base
pillar pilar; columna pilier — (architecture) maçonnerie|fr ouvrage de maçonnerie en forme de grosse colonne ronde, carrée, etc., qui sert à soutenir un édifice ou quelque partie d’un édifice.

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