Adjective "Undergirding" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Undergirding


    Definition:

    1. to strengthen; secure, as by passing a rope or chain under and around: to undergird a top-heavy load.

    2. to give fundamental support; provide with a sound or secure basis: ethics undergirded by faith.

    Origin:
    undergird

    Examples:

    "tones can be undergirding."

    "prices can be undergirding."