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Definition 1: support by placing against something solid or rigid - [verb of contact]

Samples where shore up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • shore and buttress an old building

Synonyms for shore up in the sense of this definition

(shore up is a kind of ...) be the physical support of; carry the weight of

"The beam holds up the roof" "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam" "What's holding that mirror?"

(... is a kind of shore up ) prop up with a pillow or bolster

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