Synonyms of prop in English:

prop


See definition of prop

noun

1‘steel props support the 1.5 km long underpass construction’

SYNONYMS

pole, post, beam, support, upright, brace, buttress, stay, shaft, strut, stanchion, shore, pier, vertical, pillar, pile, piling, bolster, truss, column, rod, stick

point d'appui

sprag

2‘he found himself becoming the emotional prop of the marriage’

SYNONYMS

mainstay, pillar, anchor, rock, backbone, support, cornerstone

supporter, upholder, sustainer


verb

1‘he propped his bike against the garage wall’

SYNONYMS

lean, rest, set, stand, position, place, lay, balance, steady

2‘the longest branches were initially propped up with planks’

SYNONYMS

hold up, shore up, bolster up, buttress, support, brace, underpin, reinforce, strengthen

archaic underprop

3‘the government's attempt to prop up their loss-making state airline’

SYNONYMS

subsidize, underwrite, fund, finance, maintain

support, give support to, shore up, buttress

help, aid, assist, revitalize