What does undergird mean?

Definitions for undergirdˌʌn dərˈgɜrd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word undergird.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. undergird(verb)

    lend moral support to

  2. undergird, brace up(verb)

    make secure underneath

    "undergird the ship"


  1. undergird(Verb)

    To strengthen, secure, or reinforce by passing a rope, cable, or chain around the underside of an object.

  2. undergird(Verb)

    To give fundamental support; provide with a sound or secure basis; provide supportive evidence for.

  3. undergird(Verb)

    To lend moral support to.

  4. undergird(Verb)

    To secure below or underneath.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undergird(verb)

    to blind below; to gird round the bottom

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Undergird

    un-dėr-gird′, v.t. to gird or bind under or below: to gird round the bottom.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undergird in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undergird in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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