prop up

Definitions of prop up
  1. verb
    support by placing against something solid or rigid
    synonyms: prop, shore, shore up
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    types:
    bolster
    prop up with a pillow or bolster
    type of:
    hold, hold up, support, sustain
    be the physical support of; carry the weight of
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