Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To prop (something) from below.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To prop from beneath; support; uphold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To prop from beneath; to put a prop under; to support; to uphold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To prop from beneath; to put a prop under; to support; to uphold, prop up.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From under- +‎ prop.

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