Definition of Pillar


  • (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
  • a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
  • a prominent supporter
    "he is a pillar of the community"
  • anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    "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"
  • a fundamental principle or practice
    "science eroded the pillars of superstition"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble pillar

43 unscramble word found using the letters pillar.

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