One of them sitting on a bed and propped against a dirty wall is still clearly in shock.
Most Israeli government and military officials reject the idea that Assad should be propped up.
The police state system that propped up dictators from Algiers to Islamabad for decades was unsustainable.
Lotto is propped up by the notion that “Hey, you never know” though of course you do know—you know that you will not win.
He was propped up in his bed with a mock-up of the cover of his new novel in hand.
A wood fire blazed in the centre of the circle formed by the men, and propped on iron legs above it was an iron pot.
Mayo set his hands into his thick hair, propped his head, and stared at the floor.
The face of the last was not visible, propped upon the arms which rested on the knees, and bidden by the hands.
There was less water in the fore part; her bow was propped high on the ledges.
If we study a skeleton, we see that it must be suspended, that it cannot be propped up.
"support," mid-15c., from Middle Dutch proppe "vine prop, support," of unknown origin. Probably related to Old High German pfropfo, German pfropfen "to prop," perhaps from Latin propago "a set, layer of a plant" (see propagation). Irish propa, Gaelic prop are from English.
"object used in a play," 1898, from props (1841), shortened form of properties (which was in theatrical use from early 15c.). Props as slang shortening for proper respects (or something similar) appeared c.1999.
short for propeller, 1914.
"to support," mid-15c., probably from prop (n.1) or a related verb in Dutch. Related: Propped; propping.