Definition of undergird in English:
1.1 formal Provide support or a firm basis for.
- 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.
Words that rhyme with undergirdabsurd, bird, Byrd, curd, engird, gird, Heard, herd, Kurd, misheard, nerd, overheard, reheard, third, undeterred, unheard, unstirred, word
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