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prop

 
Noun prop has 3 senses
  1. prop - a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
    --1 is a kind of
    support
    --1 has particulars: pitprop, sprag
    Derived form: verb prop1
  2. property, prop - any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie; "before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
    --2 is a kind of object, physical object
    --2 is a part of mise en scene, stage setting, setting
    --2 has particulars: custard pie
  3. airplane propeller, airscrew, prop - a propeller that rotates to push against air
    --3 is a kind of propeller, propellor
    --3 is a part of propeller plane
Verb prop has 1 sense
  1. prop up, prop, shore up, shore - support by placing against something solid or rigid; "shore and buttress an old building"
    --1 is one way to hold, support, sustain, hold up
    Derived form: noun prop1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
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