Synonyms for (noun) truss

Synonyms: corbel, truss

Definition: (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)

Similar words: bracket, wall bracket

Definition: a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)


Synonyms: truss

Definition: a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

Similar words: framework

Definition: a structure supporting or containing something


Synonyms: truss

Definition: (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure

Similar words: bandage, patch

Definition: a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body

Synonyms for (verb) truss

Synonyms: truss

Definition: support structurally

Usage: truss the roofs; trussed bridges

Similar words: hold, hold up, support, sustain

Definition: be the physical support of; carry the weight of

Usage: The beam holds up the roof; He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam; What's holding that mirror?


Synonyms: bind, tie down, tie up, truss

Definition: secure with or as if with ropes

Usage: tie down the prisoners; tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed

Similar words: hold, confine, restrain

Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement

Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom


Synonyms: truss

Definition: tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it

Similar words: tie, bind

Definition: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

Usage: They tied their victim to the chair