Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROPPING

Over this they had pitched the tent, using the rock for table, propping their dummies about it.

With unnatural strength he had succeeded in propping himself on his elbow.

The old bridge had stood, with propping and patching, six centuries.

We are propping up the Consolidated Water Company in this state.

By entering carefully, propping up the roof, they could save it.

Propping may be necessary to keep the large, heavy fruits from the ground.

The question at once follows as to the way in which the propping was done.

Thea spoke seriously and looked up at the moon, propping her chin on her hand.

He regarded the river now, propping up his head under the burden.

Then, propping herself on her elbow, she at last looked full at Mary.