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Noun
Public admiration or acknowledgment for an achievement
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“Critics have fallen for Cate Blanchett's matronly performance in the lead, while Rooney Mara is getting props for playing the ingénue.”
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Items used in stage plays and similar entertainments to further the action
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Brassieres with padding to make the breasts appear larger
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The painted background used to represent natural features or other surroundings on a theatre stage or film set
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The meeting of fists as a social gesture, equivalent to a high-five
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Plural for a pole or beam used as a temporary support or to keep something in position
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“Creating an intense heat and light that at once attracts and repels, the hand leans backwards, resting on a prop not unlike the beams used to construct roofs of houses.”
Noun
Plural for a person or thing that is a major source of support or assistance
“Labour has been the main political prop of Norwegian capitalism throughout most of the twentieth century.”
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Plural for a flat base or foundation on which something rests or is supported
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Plural for a long, rigid stick used as a weapon, tool or as a sign of authority
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Plural for a projecting part of a fortification built at an angle to the line of a wall, so as to allow defensive fire in several directions
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Plural for a mechanical device with evenly-shaped blades that turn on a shaft to push against air or water
Verb
To support or keep in position
“The patient should use pillows, rolled towels, blankets, or large pieces of foam to prop his or her body into the prescribed head position for sleeping.”
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To stand or lean something, someone or oneself against a wall or barrier
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“She caught hold of his arm and carefully dragged him up to prop him against the wall, grimacing at the dark stains on the dirty bandage wrapped round his wounds.”
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To provide aid or assistance to
“I basically needed someone to prop me up while I was off chasing this crazy dream.”
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To provide financial aid or support to
“He is thought to have nipped between Europe and Africa to avoid prosecution on similar charges of running a massive accounting fraud to prop up his ailing business.”
Verb
To serve as a basis for
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