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See definition of pediment on Dictionary.com
  • as inbottom
  • as inrest
  • as inundersurface

synonyms for pediment

  • basement
  • bed
  • floor
  • ground
  • seat
  • underside
  • base
  • basis
  • bedrock
  • depths
  • foot
  • footing
  • groundwork
  • nadir
  • pedestal
  • rest
  • substratum
  • substructure
  • support
  • underbelly
  • deepest part
  • lowest part
  • nether portion
  • terra firma
  • underneath

antonyms for pediment

MOST RELEVANT
  • ceiling
  • top
  • exteriority
  • outside
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How to use pediment in a sentence

Easy to carve and freely split in any direction without shattering, the stone was commonly used throughout Virginia for pediments, quoins and other decorative details in 18th-century houses and churches.
HIKING ALONG VIRGINIA’S AQUIA CREEK AND FINDING HISTORY A STONE’S THROW FROM HOMEWALTER NICKLINAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Over each compartment is a pediment decorated in the centre with shields.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
Over the central door are small figures in bas-relief, and in the pediment above one reads, 131 "Ici fut la Maison de Molire."
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
Then, at the query, an unkempt, illclad lassie slipped from her stool and leaned out over the pediment of a tomb.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
The arch is composed of two unequal segments of a circle, which form a sort of natural pediment.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
There is a two-necked stone eagle (the Barbaro crest), with a copper crown, in the centre of the pediment.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
It shot forth from the central fluting of a column that supported the pediment of the bookcase.
THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF ARSENE LUPIN, GENTLEMAN-BURGLARMAURICE LEBLANC
The circle of the central pediment is divided by mullions into eight lights, under trefoil arches radiating from an orb.
THE NEW GUIDE TO PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRALGEORGE S. PHILLIPS
Over each arch rises a lofty pediment, bounded by the wave and billet ornaments, and surmounted by a perforated cross.
THE NEW GUIDE TO PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRALGEORGE S. PHILLIPS
The summit is closed with an embattled parapet, having a pediment at each end, and one in the centre.
THE NEW GUIDE TO PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRALGEORGE S. PHILLIPS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PEDIMENT

  • base
  • basement
  • basis
  • bed
  • bedrock
  • deepest part
  • depths
  • floor
  • foot
  • footing
  • ground
  • groundwork
  • lowest part
  • nadir
  • nether portion
  • pedestal
  • pediment
  • rest
  • seat
  • substratum
  • substructure
  • support
  • terra firma
  • underbelly
  • underneath
  • underside
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.