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1prop/ˈprɑːp/verb
propsproppedpropping
1prop
/ˈprɑːp/
verb
propsproppedpropping
Learner's definition of PROP  
always followed by an adverb or preposition[+ object]
: to support (something) by placing it against something else or by placing something under it

prop up

[phrasal verb]
prop up (something) or prop (something) up : to stop (something) from falling or slipping by placing something under or against it
prop (someone) up or prop up (someone) : to give help, encouragement, or support to (someone)
2prop/ˈprɑːp/noun
pluralprops
2prop
/ˈprɑːp/
noun
pluralprops
Learner's definition of PROP  
[count]
: something that is used to support something and keep it in position
: someone or something that gives help or support to someone or something else
rugby : a player who plays in a forward position on a rugby team
— called also prop forward
— compare 3prop4prop
3prop/ˈprɑːp/noun
pluralprops
3prop
/ˈprɑːp/
noun
pluralprops
Learner's definition of PROP  
[count]
: an object that is used by a performer or actor or that is used to create a desired effect in a scene on a stage, in a movie, etc.
— compare 2prop4prop
4prop/ˈprɑːp/noun
pluralprops
4prop
/ˈprɑːp/
noun
pluralprops
Learner's definition of PROP  
[count]informal
— compare 2prop3prop
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