English to Afrikaans Meaning :: buttress

Buttress :
stut
- stutgestutstutmurebuttressing
 

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Noun(1) a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building
Verb(1) reinforce with a buttress(2) make stronger or defensible

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(1) Property and financial prosperity were powerful testimonies to the strength of each of these categories and a buttress to weak claims to either.(2) I leaned against the damp stone of the buttress , tilting my head to follow the line of the sheer wall up to where the ghosts of clouds raced before the moon.(3) Stallman thus launched his movement to build a buttress against this trend, by developing a free operating system within which the freedoms he had known could continue.(4) For the first time in human history the inferior man has no ready buttress for his self-regard.(5) When analysts can cite other experts, whether private sector or foreign liaison, they add to their own credibility - experts talk to other experts - as well as buttress their argument.(6) It means he can defend his own defence, with Nerlinger providing the buttress to protect the centre-backs.(7) The main buttress of state security is the national defense capability and only after it comes the economic might.(8) A big drop followed, down over rough rock and scree to the Bealach an Fhuarian from where a great greyish-white buttress reared alarmingly.(9) Hiking out, we talked about our ascent of the northwest buttress of Cloud Peak, trying to sound congratulatory.(10) The ÔÇÿtruthÔÇÖ becomes another buttress in the society's ideological infrastructure.(11) And small-world experiences that we encounter naturally buttress people's religious faith as evidence of ÔÇÿdesign.ÔÇÖ(12) A protective structure adapted to buttress opposed upright walls of an excavation.(13) I was expecting at least a stout defence, and probably new evidence that would help buttress his case, but he barely rated a mention in Trevor Mallard's speech, and I will tell the members why.(14) Even ÔÇÿreverence for the emperor, the most important ideological buttress of the old order, was evidently giving wayÔÇÖ.(15) It is more economical to buttress it at certain intervals than to make the entire wall thicker.(16) there was a demand for a new stable order as a buttress against social collapse
Related Words
(1) flying buttress ::
vlieg stut
Synonyms
Noun
1. prop ::
stut
2. support ::
ondersteuning
3. abutment ::
anker
4. brace ::
brace
5. shore ::
strand
6. pier ::
pier
7. reinforcement ::
versterking
8. stanchion ::
paal
Verb
9. strengthen ::
versterk
10. reinforce ::
versterk
11. fortify ::
versterk
12. support ::
ondersteuning
13. bolster ::
versterk
14. shore up ::
wal
15. underpin ::
onderlê
16. cement ::
sement
17. uphold ::
handhaaf
18. prop up ::
stut
19. defend ::
verdedig
20. sustain ::
in stand te hou
Different Forms
buttress, buttressed, buttresses, buttressing
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