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verb [transitive] prop pronunciation in American English /prɑp/ 
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present tense
present participlepropping
past tensepropped
past participlepropped

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  1. to hold something in position by putting something under or against it, or by leaning it against something else

    I noticed a red bicycle propped against the wall.

    She looked at me sleepily, head propped on her hands.

    prop something open:

    Prop the door open behind you so we don't get locked out.

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