1.1 formal Provide support or a firm basis for.
More example sentences
- Some are, some aren't, depending on the philosophical basis which undergird those theories.
- Her primary argument that passion undergirds all vital human endeavor and is the underlying basis for all human motivation/action leads to her overall conclusion.
- Until there are some real human institutions undergirding their society, they need a semi-authoritarian center.
Definition of undergird in:
- The British & World English dictionary