Synonyms for prop
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Support and sustain alike signify to hold up or keep up, to prevent from falling or sinking; but sustain has a special sense of continuous exertion or of great strength continuously exerted, as when we speak of sustained endeavor or a sustained note; a flower is supported by the stem or a temple-roof by arches; the foundations of a great building sustain an enormous pressure; to sustain life implies a greater exigency and need than to support life; to say one is sustained under affliction is to say more both of the severity of the trial and the completeness of the upholding than if we say he is supported. To bear is the most general word, denoting all holding up or keeping up of any object, whether in rest or motion; in the derived senses it refers to something that is a tax upon strength or endurance; as, to bear a strain; to bear pain or grief. To maintain is to keep in a state or condition, especially in an excellent and desirable condition; as, to maintain health or reputation; to maintain one's position; to maintain a cause or proposition is to hold it against opposition or difficulty. To support may be partial, to maintain is complete; maintain is a word of more dignity than support; a man supports his family; a state maintains an army or navy. To prop is always partial, signifying to add support to something that is insecure. Compare ABET; ENDURE; KEEP.
The roof is supported by, on, or upon pillars; the family was supported on or upon a pittance, or by charity.
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a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
"before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
airplane propeller, airscrew, propverb
a propeller that rotates to push against air
prop up, prop, shore up, shoreverb
support by placing against something solid or rigid
"shore and buttress an old building"
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What does PROP stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the PROP acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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It was amazing, it felt like a movie prop, it looked make-believe almost.
People hate to see you on high vibes doing something positive or something you love, especially if you’re doing it better than them or the people they prop up with their support. -MillYentei
The trooper immediately recognized it was a prop and not a passenger, as the trooper approached, the driver was actually laughing.
This is not a prop and I don’t carry it as a prop, this is a reference manual. I carry it with me next to my heart because I refer to it daily, constantly.
Nearly 10 million California voters -- including the vast majority of app-based drivers -- passed Prop 22 to protect driver independence, while providing historic new protections, voters across the political spectrum spoke loud and clear, passing Prop 22 in a landslide. Meritless lawsuits that seek to undermine the clear democratic will of the people do not stand up to scrutiny in the courts.
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- pilarCatalan, Valencian
- vzpěra, vrtule, rekvizita, podpěraCzech
- pilar, apoyoSpanish
- تکیهگاه, پایهPersian
- tuki, tukea, pönkä, pönkittää, potkuri, lavasteFinnish
- caler, soutien, cale, accessoire, support, pillierFrench
- támaszték, támaszHungarian
- puntello, pilone, sostegnoItalian
- firmāmentum, pālusLatin
- опора, подставкаRussian
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