Definitions for underpinˌʌn dərˈpɪn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word underpin
support from beneath
corroborate, underpin, bear out, support(verb)
support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
"The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
To support from below with props or masonry.
You should underpin the mine roof to prevent further collapse.
To give support to; to corroborate.
Public confidence in politicians must underpin our democracy.
to lay stones, masonry, etc., under, as the sills of a building, on which it is to rest
to support by some solid foundation; to place something underneath for support
Translations for underpin
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- unterstützen, untermauern, stützenGerman
- respaldar, sustentar, apuntalarSpanish
- pönkittää, tukeaFinnish
- sorreggere, sostenereItalian
- schragen, ondersteunen, dragen, funderenDutch
- укреплять, поддерживать, усиливатьRussian
- stödja, stöttaSwedish
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