Definition of 'underpin'
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The same method also underpins changes to account security information, primarily designed to help users recover access to a hijacked or expired account. Computing (2010)This should help to underpin share prices. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is another factor that should underpin the share price. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That will help to underpin the share price. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The sort of backbone notions which people snort at today but actually underpin our society. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They can also help to underpin share prices in difficult times. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The scientific proof underpinning it is also convincing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has also underpinned much of the social and economic innovation delivered by the web in recent decades. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That 6 per cent yield underpins the share price. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's going to underpin the oil price. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But there is also an element of us being there underpinning the Rio price. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's a story of strength that is underpinned by guilt and loss. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These values also underpin the entire banking industry, because most loans are secured on property. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the price is underpinned by a solid 3.6 per cent prospective dividend yield and reasonable growth prospects. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The stock is also underpinned by a strong asset base, as the company owns much of its property. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But despite strong demand for the precious metal, supply is tight and this should also help to underpin the price. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A lack of supply is underpinning prices, with some lots seriously outperforming expectations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That said, we still have a supply shortage, which should underpin prices over the longer term. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We would be reading saddened investigations into the culture of bladder control in the English game and the working-class society that underpins it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Unlike in the US, a squeeze on the supply of homes has underpinned prices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'underpin'
British English: underpin VERB
If one thing underpins another, it helps the other thing to continue or succeed by supporting and strengthening it.
...mystical themes that underpin all religions.
Definition of underpin from the Collins English Dictionary
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