Quantcast
Welcome to the new LearnersDictionary.com. We want to hear your thoughts about the new design.

buttress

Save
1buttress/ˈbʌtrəs/noun
pluralbuttresses
1buttress
/ˈbʌtrəs/
noun
pluralbuttresses
Learner's definition of BUTTRESS  
[count]
: a structure built against a wall in order to support or strengthen it
— see also flying buttress
2buttress/ˈbʌtrəs/verb
buttressesbuttressedbuttressing
2buttress
/ˈbʌtrəs/
verb
buttressesbuttressedbuttressing
Learner's definition of BUTTRESS  
[+ object]
: to support, strengthen, or defend (something)
Comments & Questions  
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up buttress? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.