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1. linchpin

noun. ['ˈlɪntʃˌpɪn'] pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on.

Synonyms

  • pin

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow

Etymology

  • lynspin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lynis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Linchpin

  • kingpin
  • tailspin
  • underpin
  • underspin

Sentences with linchpin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sales is arguably the linchpin of almost any business.

2. linchpin

noun. ['ˈlɪntʃˌpɪn'] a central cohesive source of support and stability.

Synonyms

  • keystone
  • anchor
  • support
  • backbone
  • lynchpin

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • lynspin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lynis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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