prop

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[Prop]

A prop is something you use as a support, like a broom that serves as a prop to hold a door open. A prop is also something that goes on stage, like a garbage can in a Beckett play.

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A shell, used as a die. See Props.

Noun
a propeller that rotates to push against air

Noun
a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling

Noun
any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie; "before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"

Verb
support by placing against something solid or rigid; "shore and buttress an old building"


n.
A shell, used as a die. See Props.

v. t.
To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building; (Fig.) to sustain; to maintain; as, to prop a declining state.

v.
That which sustains an incumbent weight; that on which anything rests or leans for support; a support; a stay; as, a prop for a building.


Prop

Prop , n. A shell, used as a die. See Props.

Prop

Prop , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Propped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Propping.] [Akin to LG. & D. proppen to cram, stuff, thrust into, stop, G. pfropfen, Dan. proppe, Sw. proppa; of uncertain origin, cf. G. pfropfen to graft, fr. L. propago set, layer of a plant, slip, shoot. Cf. 3d. Prop, Propagate.] To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building; (Fig.) to sustain; to maintain; as, to prop a declining state. Shak.
Till the bright mountains prop the incumbent sky.
For being not propp'd by ancestry.
I prop myself upon those few supports that are left me.

Prop

Prop, n. [Akin to LG., D., & Dan. prop stopple, stopper, cork, Sw. propp, G. pfropf. See Prop, v.] That which sustains an incumbent weight; that on which anything rests or leans for support; a support; a stay; as, a prop for a building. "Two props of virtue." Shak.

A shell, used as a die. See Props.

To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building; (Fig.) to sustain; to maintain; as, to prop a declining state.

That which sustains an incumbent weight; that on which anything rests or leans for support; a support; a stay; as, a prop for a building.

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Usage Examples

We'll support the government on issues if it's essential to the country but our primary responsibility is not to prop up the government, our responsibility is to provide an opposition and an alternative government for Parliament and for Canadians.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A lot of people would be embarrassed to admit that they were on 'Barney', but I embrace the fact. I just had such a wonderful time doing that show. I learned what a camera and prop is, and all that. I learned my manners too, so I guess that's a good thing!

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