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See definition of sill on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeam
  • as inledge
  • as inprojection
  • as inrafter
  • as inthreshold

synonyms for sill

  • girder
  • joist
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • shaft
  • timber
  • axle
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • jamb
  • lintel
  • pile
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • scantling
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • two-by-four
  • brink
  • verge
  • dawn
  • door
  • doorstep
  • doorway
  • edge
  • entrance
  • gate
  • inception
  • origin
  • outset
  • point
  • start
  • vestibule
  • point of departure
  • starting point
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How to use sill in a sentence

Ashes of the dead are mixed with clay and molded into small pyramids, called tsa tsas, and placed along heavily trafficked areas like roadsides, in window sills, and public squares and parks.
THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS? THINKING ABOUT DEATH.MICHAEL EASTERMAY 13, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
No note, noglass of water, just sunlight left to chill on the edge of a window sill.
RECALLING A PANDEMIC YEAR WITH POETRY AND MACHINE LEARNING ARTSETH BLANCHARD, SHIKHA SUBRAMANIAM, LEO DOMINGUEZAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Within a few weeks, Midea learned that a compact air conditioner that saddles snugly on the window sill, blocks out noise and saves energy could entice many American consumers.
CHINESE HARDWARE MAKERS TURN TO CROWDFUNDING AS THEY LOOK TO GO GLOBALRITA LIAOAPRIL 9, 2021TECHCRUNCH
You can place drawers on any existing shelves or sills, or just put them on the floor, a chair, or a table.
THE BEST CLOSET ORGANIZER: STORAGE IDEAS TO SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMMARCH 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
So it comes as no surprise that Covid-19 has inspired a revival in gardening, with many people working out their anxieties in backyard plots, potted plants, or herb-lined window sills.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND WHY PEOPLE TURN TO GARDENING TO COPE WITH STRESSANNE QUITOJANUARY 24, 2021QUARTZ
Robert went over and seated himself on the broad sill of one of the dormer windows.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
They stood outside the window and the cook passed them their coffee and a roll, which they drank and ate from the window-sill.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Her soft murmuring voice has stolen into his brain; he hears it in the drip, drip of the rain on the sill outside.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
One long and wearisome evening, as we sat on the drawing-room window-sill kicking our heels, Peter came in and found us.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
She smoothed out each finger and thumb before she spoke, and laid them on the window-sill.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
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WORDS RELATED TO SILL

  • axle
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • girder
  • jamb
  • joist
  • lintel
  • pile
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • scantling
  • shaft
  • sill
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • timber
  • two-by-four
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.