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Verb: prop up
  1. Support by placing against something solid or rigid
    - prop, shore up, shore
     
  2. Support, help or boost something that would otherwise be weak or fail
    " the central bank intervened to prop up the lira";
    - shore up, shore

Derived forms: props up, propping up, propped up

Type of: hold, hold up, support, sustain