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[ props ]SEE DEFINITION OF props
  • nounsupport
  • verbhold up or lean against

Synonyms for props

  • aid
  • assistance
  • brace
  • buttress
  • column
  • mainstay
  • post
  • shore
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • strengthener
  • strut
  • truss
  • underpinning
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Antonyms for props

  • hindrance
  • injury
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROPS

It has fixed rules which are the props of order, and will not swerve or bend in extreme cases.

Put up a forest of props (as at the Abbey) and keep off touch and contamination?

He felt as if the props had been kicked from beneath a line on which swung all his best linen.

Many of the walls are supported by props to prevent them from tumbling.

Besides, 7,000 props is not a big thing for a group of mines.

As a matter of fact I want the props, but I'd do it anyway to see you through.

The young manager watched the operations and took a tally of the props.

Except for columns and girders and some props, all the forming was used three times.

None but props ever places a piece of furniture on the stage.

My property room is well stocked, and you can have the use of the props.

WORD ORIGIN

"support," mid-15c., from Middle Dutch proppe "vine prop, support," of unknown origin. Probably related to Old High German pfropfo, German pfropfen "to prop," perhaps from Latin propago "a set, layer of a plant" (see propagation). Irish propa, Gaelic prop are from English.

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