Definition of Pier:

  1. A platform supported on pillars or girders leading out from the shore into a body of water, used as a landing stage for boats.

  2. Generally, a wooden or concrete structure built out into the sea for walking up to boats or ferries. Often used as a synonym for jetty.

  3. A solid support designed to sustain vertical pressure.

Synonyms of Pier

Jetty, Quay, Wharf, Dock, Landing, Landing stage, Landing place, Slipway, Marina, Waterfront, Breakwater, Mole, Groyne, Dyke, Sea wall, Embankment, Abutment, Anchorage, Anchorage ground, Arc-boutant, Arcade, Atlas, Baluster, Balustrade, Banister, Bank, Base, Basin, Beam, Berth, Breakwater, Bulkhead, Bulwark, Buttress, Buttress pier, Buttressing, Caryatid, Colonnade, Colonnette, Column, Dado, Die, Dock, Dockage, Dockyard, Dry dock, Embankment, Flying buttress, Footstalk, Groin, Hanging buttress, Harbor, Harborage, Haven, Jack, Jetty, Jutty, Landing, Landing place, Landing stage, Levee, Marina, Mole, Moorings, Newel-post, Pedestal, Pedicel, Peduncle, Peristyle, Pier buttress, Pilaster, Pile, Piling, Pillar, Plinth, Pole, Port, Portico, Post, Protected anchorage, Quay, Queen-post, Rampart, Retaining wall, Road, Roads, Roadstead, Seaport, Seawall, Shaft, Shipyard, Shoulder, Slip, Socle, Staff, Stalk, Stanchion, Stand, Standard, Stem, Subbase, Support, Surbase, Telamon, Trunk, Upright, Wharf, Wharfage

How to use Pier in a sentence?

  1. Also include some of the pier / vertical supports under the center area as well as the perimeter ones.
  2. The grounds include a boat shed and pier with river and lake frontages, as well as lawn areas and a number of mature shrubs.

Meaning of Pier & Pier Definition