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prop up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of prop

  1. 1 to hold up or serve as a foundation for these beams are propping up the entire roof Synonyms of prop up bear, bolster, brace, buttress, carry, support (up), shore (up), stay, sustain, undergird, underpin, upholdWords Related to prop up steady, truss, underlie

  2. 2 to provide (someone) with what is useful or necessary to achieve an end invariably his strong religious faith props him up in times of crisis Synonyms of prop up abet, aid, assist, back, backstop, help (up), supportWords Related to prop up advance, ease, facilitate, forward, foster, further, launch; champion, endorse (also indorse), patronize, promote, sponsor; attend, care (for), comfort, minister (to), succor; sustain; bolster, boost, buttress, reinforce (also reenforce); advise, counsel, guide, mentor, nurture; bail out, deliver, rescue, save; embolden, encourage, hearten; benefit, favor, oblige, profit, serveNear Antonyms of prop up balk, bar, block, constrain, hamper, handicap, hold back, impede, inhibit, obstruct, restrain, strangle; baffle, foil, frustrate, inconvenience, interfere, oppose, sabotage, thwart; desert, disappoint, fail, let down; discourage, dishearten; repress, retard, stifle, straiten, stunt; damage, harm, hurt, injureAntonyms of prop up hinder



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