Underprop Un`der*prop", v. t. To prop from beneath; to put a prop under; to support; to uphold. [1913 Webster]

Underprop the head that bears the crown. --Fenton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • underprop — [un΄dərpräp′] vt. underpropped, underpropping to prop underneath; support …   English World dictionary

  • underprop — underpropper, n. /un deuhr prop /, v.t., underpropped, underpropping. to prop underneath; support; uphold. [1505 15; UNDER + PROP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • underprop — verb (underprops, underpropping, underpropped) archaic support, especially with a prop …   English new terms dictionary

  • underprop — v. a. Support, uphold, sustain …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • underprop — un•der•prop [[t]ˌʌn dərˈprɒp[/t]] v. t. propped, prop•ping to prop underneath; support; uphold • Etymology: 1505–15 un′der•prop per, n …   From formal English to slang

  • underprop — /ʌndəˈprɒp/ (say unduh prop) verb (t) (underpropped, underpropping) to prop underneath; support; uphold. {under + prop1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • underprop — v.tr. ( propped, propping) 1 support with a prop. 2 support, sustain …   Useful english dictionary

  • prop — v 1. support, hold up, uphold, truss, truss up, bear, bear up; brace, bolster, buttress, gird; underprop, underpin, underbrace, bed, base, form the foundation of, underlie; reinforce, restrengthen, crutch, shore up; cradle, pillow, buoy, buoy up …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • stay — I v 1. remain, dwell, live, reside, sojourn, lodge, abide, inhabit, cohabit; establish oneself, pitch tent, settle, anchor, put down stakes, plant oneself. 2. continue, keep, remain, maintain, sustain, Inf. stand pat, be stable, be permanent.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • support — v 1. bear, bear up, upbear, hold, hold up, uphold, truss, truss up; prop, prop up, brace, bolster, bolster up, buttress, gird, stay, mainstay; carry, shoulder, keep up, crutch, shore, shore up, reinforce, re strengthen; bed, embed, base, be at… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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