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See definition of stele on Dictionary.com
  • as incolumn
  • as inmemorial
  • as inmonument

synonyms for stele

  • monument
  • brace
  • buttress
  • caryatid
  • colonnade
  • cylinder
  • mast
  • minaret
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pedestal
  • peristyle
  • pier
  • pilaster
  • post
  • prop
  • pylon
  • shaft
  • standard
  • stay
  • support
  • totem
  • tower
  • upright
  • underpinning
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How to use stele in a sentence

The stele is shown by Lepsius in his Auswahl, Plate 9, and is the earliest example of a hieroglyphic inscription known.
SCARABSISAAC MYER
Such an inscription is so far biographical, and a similar spirit may extend to the decorations of the stele and walls of the tomb.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
At its further end, and always facing eastwards, stands the inscribed tablet or stele.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
We see, then, that the stele is the one indispensable part of this complicated whole.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
Sometimes this chamber is nothing more than a recess in the façade, a mere frame for the stele.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
A little cube of masonry is sometimes found at the foot of the stele, destined, no doubt, for funeral offerings.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
In the further wall of the chamber, and invariably facing eastwards, is a stele.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
The so-called "Stele of the Vultures," now in the Louvre, was erected as a monument of the victory.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
And as his hede-stele byndis his hede to resone, sa dois resone the Knycht, and kepis his worschip.
THE BUKE OF THE ORDER OF KNYGHTHOODRAMON LLULL
A crane and chafron of stele, in the front of the chafro was a goodly plume set full of musers or trimbling spangles of golde.
WHEN KNIGHTHOOD WAS IN FLOWERCHARLES MAJOR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STELE

  • brace
  • buttress
  • caryatid
  • colonnade
  • cylinder
  • mast
  • minaret
  • monolith
  • monument
  • obelisk
  • pedestal
  • peristyle
  • pier
  • pilaster
  • post
  • prop
  • pylon
  • shaft
  • standard
  • stay
  • stele
  • support
  • totem
  • tower
  • underpinning
  • upright
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.