Meaning of prop
— v., n. propped, prop•ping,
- to support, or prevent from falling, with or as if with a prop (often fol. by up): to prop an old fence; to prop up an unpopular government.
- to rest (a thing) against a support: He propped his cane against the wall.
- to support or sustain (often fol. by up).
- a stick, rod, pole, beam, or other rigid support.
- a person or thing serving as a support or stay: His father is his financial prop.
— n. Theat.
- property (def. 8).
- a propeller.
- prop (Thesaurus)