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1. column

noun. ['ˈkɑːləm'] a line of units following one after another.

Synonyms

  • file
  • single file

Antonyms

  • singular
  • stay
  • inability

Etymology

  • columne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Column

  • arunachalam
  • mccollom
  • mccollam
  • slalom
  • wollam
  • solemn
  • mahlum
  • golomb
  • gollum
  • colomb
  • collum
  • collom

How do you spell column? Is it collumn ?

A common misspelling of column is collumn

Example sentences of the word column


1. Noun, singular or mass
The first student who has a column of tokens in a row wins the game.

Quotes containing the word column


1. I’d row a gondola like a column is not a row. My coffee may be cold, but my love is warm. When are you going to wake up and drink it?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. column

noun. ['ˈkɑːləm'] a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands.

Synonyms

  • chromatography column
  • tube

Antonyms

  • sharpness
  • dullness
  • angularity

Etymology

  • columne (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. column

noun. ['ˈkɑːləm'] a vertical array of numbers or other information.

Synonyms

  • table
  • tabular array

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • disassembly
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • columne (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. column

noun. ['ˈkɑːləm'] anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower.

Synonyms

  • shape
  • hoodoo
  • pillar
  • tower
  • form

Antonyms

  • taper file
  • roughen
  • cathode
  • anode

Etymology

  • columne (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. column

noun. ['ˈkɑːləm'] an article giving opinions or perspectives.

Synonyms

  • paper
  • newspaper column
  • editorial
  • article
  • newspaper

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • unfitness
  • type
  • antitype

Etymology

  • columne (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. column

noun. ['ˈkɑːləm'] (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure.

Synonyms

  • temple
  • vertical
  • capital
  • scape
  • footstall
  • pedestal
  • pilaster
  • support column
  • chapiter
  • shaft
  • plinth
  • upright
  • spile
  • pillar
  • entasis
  • telamon
  • caryatid
  • newel
  • stilt
  • pile
  • cap
  • atlas

Antonyms

  • horizontal
  • inclined
  • gradual
  • crooked

Etymology

  • columne (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. column

noun. ['ˈkɑːləm'] a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument).

Synonyms

  • obelisk
  • totem pole
  • pillar
  • construction

Antonyms

  • lowercase
  • secondary
  • inferior
  • unrighteous

Etymology

  • columne (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. column

noun. ['ˈkɑːləm'] any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body.

Antonyms

  • straight

Etymology

  • columne (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. column

noun. ['ˈkɑːləm'] a page or text that is vertically divided.

Synonyms

  • text

Antonyms

  • straightness
  • dispose

Etymology

  • columne (Middle English (1100-1500))
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