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Another word for prop

  1. A means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

      1. An orthopedic appliance used to support, align, or hold a bodily part in the correct position.
      2. A device attached to the teeth in order to move them gradually into better occlusion
      3. A device, as a beam, used as a support, to resist strain or pressure, etc.; prop
      1. Anything like a buttress; support or prop
      2. Anything that serves to support something; a prop.
      3. A projecting structure, generally of brick or stone, built against a wall to support or reinforce it
      1. Anything one leans or relies on for support, help, etc.; prop
      2. A support used by an injured or disabled person, often in pairs, as an aid to walking, having a vertical shaft that is sometimes forked, a horizontal grip for the hand, and a crosspiece that is positioned under the armpit or a cuff that wraps around the forearm.
      3. (Naut.) A forked support for a spar when the sail is furled
      1. Land as opposed to water:
      2. A prop, as a beam, placed under or against something as a support or stabilizer; specif., any of the timbers used to support a boat or ship that is out of water
      3. A beam or timber propped against a structure to provide support.
      1. (Informal) Ability to continue or endure
      2. Anything used as a support, or prop
      3. A support or brace.
      1. The state of being supported:
      2. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
      3. The act of supporting:
      1. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
      2. Anything that serves as a support or basis
      3. A support or foundation:
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  1. To keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty

      1. To buoy up or hearten:
      2. To support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion.
      3. To prop up as with a bolster; support, strengthen, or reinforce
      1. To hearten or inspire; uplift:
      2. To maintain at a high level; support:
      3. To mark or provide with a buoy
      1. To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
      2. To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
      3. To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.
      1. To support from or as from below; carry the weight or burden of
      2. To provide for the support of; specif., to provide sustenance or nourishment for
      3. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
      1. To keep from falling; support
      2. To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
      3. To decide in favor of; agree with and support against opposition; sustain
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Another word for prop

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