Definition of Prop

1. Noun. A support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling.

Specialized synonyms: Pitprop, Sprag
Generic synonyms: Support



2. Verb. Support by placing against something solid or rigid. "Shore and buttress an old building"
Exact synonyms: Prop Up, Shore, Shore Up
Generic synonyms: Hold, Hold Up, Support, Sustain
Specialized synonyms: Bolster
Derivative terms: Shore, Shoring, Shoring Up

3. 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"
Exact synonyms: Property
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Specialized synonyms: Custard Pie
Group relationships: Mise En Scene, Setting, Stage Setting

4. Noun. A propeller that rotates to push against air.
Exact synonyms: Airplane Propeller, Airscrew
Generic synonyms: Propeller, Propellor
Group relationships: Propeller Plane

Definition of Prop

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

2. 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.

3. n. 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.

Definition of Prop

1. Noun. An object placed against or under another, to support it; anything that supports. ¹

2. Noun. (rugby) The player who is next to the hooker in a scrum. ¹

3. Noun. (context: juggling) Any object that is thrown and caught. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To support or shore up something. ¹

5. Noun. (theater film) An item placed on a stage or set to create a scene or scenario in which actors perform. Contraction of "property". ¹

6. Noun. The propeller of an aircraft. ¹

7. Noun. A proposition, especially on an election-day ballot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prop

1. to keep from falling [v PROPPED, PROPPING, PROPS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prop

proofs by example
proofs by exhaustion
prooftext
prooftexts
proopiomelanocortin
proopiomelanocortins
prootic
prootics
proove
prooved
prooves
proovest
prooveth
prooving
prooxidative
prop (current term)
prop-
prop blast
prop comedian
prop comedians
prop comedy
prop comic
prop comics
prop root
prop shaft
prop shafts
prop up
prop up the bar
prop wash
propachlor

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