Synonyms for mainstayˈmeɪnˌsteɪ

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  1. pillar, mainstay(noun)

    a prominent supporter

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    linchpin, lynchpin, keystone, backbone, pillar, anchor

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