Definitions for: Underpin


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



Webster (1913) 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.

Synonyms: bear out, corroborate, support

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

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