A means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure
To keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty
How many prop skeletons could there be in the small town of Ouray?
He recognized that the fault of the government lay in the fact that it did not govern, and he deplored that his own function, in a decadent age, was but " to prop up mouldering institutions."
No. Not unless you want to talk to yourself while I prop up a zombie who won't hear a word you're saying.
"Prop her up," Wynn snapped.
610 B.e.) Greek mercenaries had been used to prop Pharaoh's throne.