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Definition 1: support from beneath - [verb of contact]

(underpin 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?"

Definition 2: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm - [verb of stative]

Samples where underpin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The stories and claims were born out by the evidence

Synonyms for underpin in the sense of this definition

(underpin is a kind of ...) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

"The two stories don't agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

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