Synonyms for pedestal

Synonyms for (noun) pedestal

Synonyms: base, stand, pedestal

Definition: a support or foundation

Usage: the base of the lamp

Similar words: support

Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing

Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf


Synonyms: pedestal, footstall, plinth

Definition: an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)

Similar words: support

Definition: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation

Usage: the statue stood on a marble support


Synonyms: pedestal

Definition: a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority)

Usage: they put him on a pedestal

Similar words: status, position

Definition: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

Usage: he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life