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Definitions and Synonyms of scaffold | Another word for scaffold | What is scaffold?

Definition 1: a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers - [noun denoting artifact]

(scaffold is a kind of ...) an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging

"a flower arrangement"

(... is part of scaffold) a system of scaffolds

Definition 2: a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded) - [noun denoting artifact]

(scaffold is a kind of ...) a raised horizontal surface

"the speaker mounted the platform"

(... is part of scaffold) an instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person

Definition 3: provide with a scaffold for support - [verb of contact]

Samples where scaffold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scaffold the building before painting it

(scaffold is a kind of ...) be the physical support of; carry the weight of

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

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