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buttress

buttress - Dictionary definition and meaning for word buttress

Definition
(noun) a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building
Synonyms : buttressing

Definition
(verb) reinforce with a buttress
Example Sentence
  • Buttress the church

Definition
(verb) make stronger or defensible
Example Sentence
  • buttress your thesis

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for buttress

remember by your BUTT or BUTTOCKS ! what do they do? They provide you with a padding when ypu sit, giving support.. :)
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by gatz_funky

If you have big but (hope you know what ‘but’ is), you will have extra support
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by Administrator

buttress=butt rest...butt gives u support so u tk rest on ur butt generally while sleeping or sitting
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by bond

butts rests on support
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by jainarun4u

buttress…..sounds simillar to mistress………….when i failed my exams due to my ill health ,it was my biology mistress who understood my problem and supported me in my tough time.
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by preetisoni2411

buttress ends with "tress" can be read as truss, truss are usually created in order to strengthen the stucture (Mech)
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by mayank2nsitmpae

sometimes u need to put u need to put butter on your stories to support it
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by winni

butt(container to store liquid)+ress(sounds like rest.) ..plz get only one butt ,as we need it as a support to our existing water supply,rest we have got big tankers for this purpose.
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by preetisoni2411

buttress sounds like butter which is used to cover the bread for taste......so its gives support to the bread ...then it taste's well
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by spdram

Buttress = but (put) + tress (stress); give stress for support at back by a pile.
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by shaktipada

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