Definitions for propprɒp

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  1. prop(noun)

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

  2. property, prop(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"

  3. airplane propeller, airscrew, prop(verb)

    a propeller that rotates to push against air

  4. prop up, prop, shore up, shore(verb)

    support by placing against something solid or rigid

    "shore and buttress an old building"

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  1. Prop(noun)

    a shell, used as a die. See Props

  2. Prop(verb)

    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. Prop

    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

  4. Origin: [Akin to LG., D., & Dan. prop stopple, stopper, cork, Sw. propp, G. pfropf. See Prop, v.]


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