Definitions for undergirdˌʌn dərˈgɜrd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
un•der•girdˌʌn dərˈgɜrd(v.t.)-gird•ed; -girt, -gird•ing.
to strengthen or secure, as by passing a rope or chain under and around.
to give fundamental support.
Origin of undergird:
lend moral support to
undergird, brace up(verb)
make secure underneath
"undergird the ship"
To strengthen, secure, or reinforce by passing a rope, cable, or chain around the underside of an object.
To give fundamental support; provide with a sound or secure basis; provide supportive evidence for.
To lend moral support to.
To secure below or underneath.
to blind below; to gird round the bottom
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