Synonyms of abutment
supportDictionary • It looked as though he would crash into the concrete abutment.
support • Rats had been gnawing at the supports of the house.
prop • The timber is reinforced with three steel props on a concrete foundation.
brace • She wears a neck brace.
pier • the cross-beams bracing the piers of the jetty
buttress • a buttress of rock
bulwark • a bulwark of democracy
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braceA brace is a device attached to a part of a person's body, for example to a weak leg, in order to strengthen or support it.
• She wears a neck brace.
• a bulwark of democracy
buttressButtresses are supports, usually made of stone or brick, that support a wall.
• a buttress of rock
Thesaurus for abutment from the Collins English Thesaurus