Meaning of prop


Pronunciation: (prop), [key]
— v., n. propped, prop•ping,
  1. 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.
  2. to rest (a thing) against a support: He propped his cane against the wall.
  3. to support or sustain (often fol. by up).
  1. a stick, rod, pole, beam, or other rigid support.
  2. a person or thing serving as a support or stay: His father is his financial prop.


Pronunciation: (prop), [key]
— n. Theat.
  1. property (def. 8).


Pronunciation: (prop), [key]
— n.
  1. a propeller.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. properly.
  2. property.
  3. proposition.
  4. proprietary.
  5. proprietor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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