To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out.
To thrust forward; to drive or force along.
- Archegonia are surrounded early in their development by the juvenile perianth, through the slender beak of which the elongated neck of the fertilized archegonium protrudes .
To thrust out, as through a narrow orifice or from confinement; to cause to come forth.
- (John Locke)
- When Spring protrudes the bursting gems.
Noun from (etyl) .
A planned endeavor, usually with a specific goal and accomplished in several steps or stages.
* (and other bibliographic details) (Rogers)
* (and other bibliographic details) (Prescott)
- projects of happiness devised by human reason
(dated) An idle scheme; an impracticable design.
- He entered into the project with his customary ardour.
(obsolete) A projectile.
(obsolete) A projection.
(obsolete) The place from which a thing projects.
- a man given to projects
To extend beyond a surface.
To cast (an image or shadow) upon a surface; to throw or cast forward; to shoot forth.
* Alexander Pope
- Before his feet herself she did project .
To extend (a protrusion or appendage) outward.
To make plans for; to forecast.
- Behold! th' ascending villas on my side / Project long shadows o'er the crystal tide.
- The CEO is projecting the completion of the acquisition by April 2007.
(reflexive) To present (oneself), to convey a certain impression, usually in a good way.
* 1946 , Dr. Ralph S. Banay, The Milwaukeee Journal,
- projecting peace and war
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(transitive, psychology, psychoanalysis) To assume wrongly qualities or mindsets in others based on one's own personality.
(cartography) To change the projection (or coordinate system) of spatial data with another projection.
- It is difficult to gauge the exact point at which women stop trying to fool men and really begin to deceive themselves, but an objective analyst cannot escape the conclusion (1) that partly from a natural device inherent in the species, women deliberately project upon actual or potential suitors an impression of themselves that is not an accurate picture of their total nature, and (2) that few women ever are privileged to see themselves as they really are.
* (extend beyond a surface) jut, jut out, protrude, stick out
* cast, throw
* (extend outward) extend, jut, jut out
* forecast, foresee, foretell,
Shortening of (housing project)