HyperDic: prop_up

English > 1 sense of the expression prop up:
VERBcontactprop up, prop, shore up, shoresupport by placing against something solid or rigid
English > prop up: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningsupport by placing against something solid or rigid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsprop, shore up, shore
Narrowerbolsterprop up with a pillow or bolster
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Spanishapoyar, apuntalar
Catalanapuntalar, sostenir

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