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prop

Synonyms of prop in English:

noun

  • 1 steel props support the 1.5 km long underpass construction
    pole, post, beam, support, upright, brace, buttress, stay, shaft, strut, stanchion, shore, pier, vertical, pillar, pile, piling, bolster, truss, column, rod, stick;
    Mining sprag
  • 2 he found himself becoming the emotional prop of the marriage
    mainstay, pillar, anchor, rock, backbone, support, cornerstone;
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  • 1 he propped his bike against the garage wall
    lean, rest, set, stand, position, place, lay, balance, steady
  • 2 the longest branches were initially propped up with planks
    hold up, shore up, bolster up, buttress, support, brace, underpin, reinforce, strengthen
    archaic underprop
  • 3 the government's attempt to prop up their loss-making state airline
    subsidize, underwrite, fund, finance, maintain;
    support, give support to, bolster (up), shore up, buttress;
    help, aid, assist, revitalize
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    Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
    adjective
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