Meaning of PROP in English
n. 25B6; noun
the roof is held up by props : POLE, post, support, upright, brace, buttress, stay, strut, stanchion, shore, pier, pillar, pile, piling, bolster, truss, column.
a prop for the economy : MAINSTAY, pillar, anchor, backbone, support, foundation, cornerstone.
he propped his bike against the wall : LEAN, rest, stand, balance, steady.
this post is propping the wall up : HOLD UP, shore up, bolster up, buttress, support, brace, underpin.
they prop up loss-making industries : SUBSIDIZE, underwrite, fund, finance.
Concise Oxford thesaurus English vocabulary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка тезаурус. 2012