prop - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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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.

phrasal verbs