Synonyms for column

Synonyms for (noun) column

Synonyms: column, pillar

Definition: (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure

Similar words: upright, vertical

Definition: a vertical structural member as a post or stake

Usage: the ball sailed between the uprights


Synonyms: pillar, column

Definition: a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)

Similar words: structure, construction

Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons


Synonyms: column, chromatography column

Definition: a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands

Similar words: tube, tubing

Definition: conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases


Synonyms: column

Definition: any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body

Similar words: skeletal structure

Definition: any structure created by the skeleton of an organism


Synonyms: column

Definition: a page or text that is vertically divided

Usage: the newspaper devoted several columns to the subject; the bookkeeper used pages that were divided into columns

Similar words: text, textual matter

Definition: the words of something written

Usage: there were more than a thousand words of text; they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech; he wants to reconstruct the original text


Synonyms: column, newspaper column, editorial

Definition: an article giving opinions or perspectives

Similar words: article

Definition: nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication


Synonyms: column

Definition: a line of units following one after another

Similar words: Indian file, file, single file

Definition: a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other


Synonyms: column

Definition: a vertical array of numbers or other information

Usage: he added a column of numbers

Similar words: array

Definition: an orderly arrangement

Usage: an array of troops in battle order


Synonyms: tower, pillar, column

Definition: anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

Usage: the test tube held a column of white powder; a tower of dust rose above the horizon; a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite

Similar words: form, shape

Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape