mainstay(redirected from mainstays)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to mainstays: Walmart
mainstaynoun anchor, assurance, backbone, backer, bastion, brace, bulwark, buttress, champion, chief reliance, cornerstone, crutch, deliverance, dependence, foundation, help, keystone, maintainer, nucleus, pillar, principal backer, principal maintainer, principal support, principal supporter, principal sustainer, prop, rampart, reinforcement, reliance, right arm, right hand, salvation, security, staff, stay, strength, stronghold, support, sustainer, sustenance, tower of strength, upholder
See also: abettor, assistance, backer, cornerstone, partisan, strength, support