Synonyms for bolster

Synonyms for (noun) bolster

Synonyms: bolster, long pillow

Definition: a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows

Similar words: pillow

Definition: a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person

Synonyms for (verb) bolster

Synonyms: bolster, bolster up

Definition: support and strengthen

Usage: bolster morale

Similar words: reenforce, reinforce

Definition: make stronger

Usage: he reinforced the concrete


Synonyms: bolster, pad

Definition: add padding to

Usage: pad the seat of the chair

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full

Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense

Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride


Synonyms: bolster

Definition: prop up with a pillow or bolster

Similar words: prop, prop up, shore, shore up

Definition: support by placing against something solid or rigid

Usage: shore and buttress an old building