Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / crutch
FEEDBACK

crutch

See definition of crutch on Dictionary.com

How to use crutch in a sentence

You know, we do want children to continue to grow and develop and not necessarily use the AI as a crutch for all of that process, but we do want the AI to maybe help.
WHEN AI BECOMES CHILD’S PLAYANTHONY GREENJUNE 9, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Meanwhile, serious-minded movies that exemplify a more accessible and aspirational worldview are unfairly dismissed and pigeonholed — never mind that such films are much harder to execute without the crutches of sensationalism and vulgarity.
AUDIENCES LOVE FAMILY FILMS. HOLLYWOOD MIGHT BE CATCHING ON.ANN HORNADAYMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Because of a war injury, his rotting right leg needed amputation, but he bounced around on crutches, shaking hands and chatting up fans, always seeking mass appeal.
IN CLEVELAND, FOUR MEN HELPED BRING BASEBALL INTO THE MODERN AGEARAM GOUDSOUZIANAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Performance marketing isn’t a new phenomenon, but it has become an important crutch over the past several years, particularly among DTC brands.
‘EVERYBODY HAD A FACEBOOK AGENCY’: AS CUSTOMER DATA BECOMES SCARCER, PERFORMANCE MARKETERS FACE FALLOUTCALE GUTHRIE WEISSMANAPRIL 1, 2021DIGIDAY
“Metabolism can increase 15 to 20 percent with trauma, minor surgery, and the use of crutches,” says Catherine Kruppa, a masters marathoner and registered dietitian who owns Advice for Eating, in Houston.
HOW TO EAT WHEN YOU’RE INJUREDBECKY WADEFEBRUARY 17, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
According to Trudeau, even Nigg himself sees the comfort filter idea as “a crutch until we can figure out how to use biomechanics.”
THERE’S A NEW WAY TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT RUNNING SHOEALEX HUTCHINSONJANUARY 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
He was between the wheels when we stopped, and I planted a crutch on one of his bare feet and embraced him.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
At the mention of the doughty Scot I pounded the floor with my crutch and repeated "Dug—dug—dug."
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
My crutch emphasized this mandate, but I could not see how it was received, for every scholar's face was hidden from me by a book.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
I hurled my pipe into the smouldering coals; I tossed a crutch at little Colonel, and the dog ran howling from the room.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 18, 2021
Choose the synonym for motivate
apprise

WORDS RELATED TO CRUTCH

  • base
  • be a foundation for
  • bear
  • bed
  • bolster
  • bottom
  • brace
  • buttress
  • carry
  • cradle
  • crutch
  • embed
  • found
  • ground
  • hold
  • keep from falling
  • keep up
  • mainstay
  • poise
  • prop
  • reinforce
  • shore
  • shore up
  • shoulder
  • stand
  • stay
  • strut
  • sustain
  • undergird
  • upbear
  • uphold
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

yorenoun | [yawr, yohr ]SEE DEFINITION