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Meaning of UNDERPIN

Pronunciation:  `undur'pin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  support from beneath
  2. [v]  support with evidence or authority : make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
 

UNDERPIN is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: bear out, corroborate, support
 
 See Also: agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, hold, hold up, jibe, match, support, sustain, tally

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`der*pin"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Underpinned}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Underpinning}.]
1. To lay stones, masonry, etc., under, as the sills of a
   building, on which it is to rest.

2. To support by some solid foundation; to place something
   underneath for support.

 

 

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