Meaning of BUTTRESS in English

BUTTRESS

I. noun

Synonyms: support 3, brace, column, prop, shore, stay, underpinner, underpinning, underpropping

II. verb

Synonyms: support 4, bear up, bolster, brace, carry, prop, shore (up), sustain, upbear, uphold

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