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verb [transitive]     prop pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlepropping
past tensepropped
past participlepropped
  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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