Synonyms of column in English:


See US English definition of column

See UK English definition of column

See Spanish definition of columna


1‘the arches were supported on massive columns’

pillar, post, pole, support, upright, vertical, baluster, pier, pile, piling, pilaster, stanchion, standard, prop, buttress
rod, shaft, leg, mast, tower, pylon
obelisk, monolith
technical newel, caryatid, telamon, herm

2‘he writes a weekly column in a Sunday paper’

article, piece, piece of writing, item, story, report, account, write-up, feature, essay, composition, study, review, criticism, critique, notice, commentary, editorial, leader
British informal crit

3‘we walked in a column’

line, file, procession, rank, row, string, chain, train, trail, progression, succession, cavalcade, parade, motorcade, carcade, cortège, convoy
British queue, march-past
informal crocodile