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Meaning of UNDERGIRD

Pronunciation:  `undu'gurd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make secure underneath; "undergird the ship"
  2. [v]  lend moral support to
 

UNDERGIRD is a 9 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: brace up
 
 See Also: back up, beef up, fortify, strengthen, support

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`der*gird"\, v. t.
To blind below; to gird round the bottom.

      They used helps, undergirding the ship.  --Acts xxvii.
                                               17.

 

 

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