What is another word for Underpinned?

8 synonyms found


[ ˌʌndəpˈɪnd], [ ˌʌndəpˈɪnd], [ ˌʌ_n_d_ə_p_ˈɪ_n_d]

Underpinned means to support or provide a foundation for something. There are several synonyms for this word, including bolstered, buttressed, reinforced, strengthened, fortified, and sustained. Bolstered implies strengthening or supporting something that is already in place. Buttressed refers to reinforcing something that is weak or unstable. Reinforced means to make something stronger through additional support. Strengthened refers to making something more robust or resilient. Fortified implies providing additional protection or security. Finally, sustained means to maintain or keep something going over time. Each of these synonyms provides a slightly different nuance to the idea of underpinning and can be used interchangeably in certain contexts.

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Usage examples for Underpinned

In the course of time a new Dean, Dr. Conover, was appointed to Durdlebury, and, restless innovator that he was, Underpinned the North Transept and split up Canon Trevor's home by marrying Sophia.
"The Rough Road"
William John Locke
But it was equally certain that he could not abandon everything upon which he had Underpinned his future, and in that structure was no niche which she could occupy.
"The Law of Hemlock Mountain"
Hugh Lundsford
Flanking the foot of Mount Davidson, the towns of Gold Hill and Virginia and the long street between were fairly underburrowed and Underpinned by the gigantic mining construction of that opulent lode whose treasures were actually glutting the mineral markets of the world.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens"
Albert Bigelow Paine

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