Underpin Un`der*pin", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Underpinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Underpinning}.] 1. To lay stones, masonry, etc., under, as the sills of a building, on which it is to rest. [1913 Webster]

2. To support by some solid foundation; to place something underneath for support. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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