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  • nounchief support
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Synonyms for mainstay

noun chief support
  • backbone
  • bulwark
  • linchpin
  • pillar
  • anchor
  • brace
  • buttress
  • crutch
  • maintainer
  • prop
  • sinew
  • staff
  • standby
  • stay
  • strength
  • supporter
  • sustainer
  • upholder
  • good right arm
  • right-hand person

More words related to mainstay

anchor

noun. something used to hold another thing securely

bastion

noun. support; fortified place

brace

noun. support

braces

noun. support

bulwark

noun. fortification, support

buttress

noun. brace, support
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