Synonyms for mainstayˈmeɪnˌsteɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pillar, mainstay(noun)

    a prominent supporter

    pillar, backbone, column, lynchpin, linchpin, anchor, tower, keystone, mainstay

  2. anchor, mainstay, keystone, backbone, linchpin, lynchpin(noun)

    a central cohesive source of support and stability

    anchorman, key, linchpin, ground tackle, lynchpin, rachis, headstone, grit, sand, anchorperson, spinal column, keystone, guts, back, backbone, pillar, spine, anchor, mainstay, moxie, gumption, vertebral column

  3. mainstay(noun)

    the forestay that braces the mainmast

    linchpin, lynchpin, keystone, backbone, pillar, anchor

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List of paraphrases:

pillar, backbone, cornerstone, strut

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