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Definitions of project

  1. make or work out a plan for; devise; " They contrived to murder their boss"; " design a new sales strategy"; " plan an attack"
  2. put or send forth; " She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; " The setting sun threw long shadows"; " cast a spell"; " cast a warm light"
  3. regard as objective; in psychology
  4. extend out or project in space; " His sharp nose jutted out"; " A single rock stick out from the cliff"
  5. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; " he prepared for great undertakings"
  6. a planned undertaking
  7. present for consideration
  8. communicate vividly; " He projected his feelings"
  9. transfer from one domain into another, as of ideas and principles
  10. throw, send, or cast forward; " project a missile"
  11. draw a projection of
  12. cause to be heard; " His voice projects well"
  13. transfer ( ideas or principles) from one domain into another
  14. project on a screen; " The images are projected onto the screen"
  15. extend out or project in space; " His sharp nose jutted out"; " A single rock sticks out from the cliff"
  16. That which is projected or designed; something intended or devised; a scheme; a design; a plan.
  17. An idle scheme; an impracticable design; as, a man given to projects.
  18. To throw or cast forward; to shoot forth.
  19. To cast forward or revolve in the mind; to contrive; to devise; to scheme; as, to project a plan.
  20. To draw or exhibit, as the form of anything; to delineate; as, to project a sphere, a map, an ellipse, and the like; -- sometimes with on, upon, into, etc.; as, to project a line or point upon a plane. See Projection, 4.
  21. To shoot forward; to extend beyond something else; to be prominent; to jut; as, the cornice projects; branches project from the tree.
  22. To form a project; to scheme.
  23. A design, scheme, or plan.
  24. To throw, shoot, or cast forward; plan or scheme.
  25. To jut out; extend forward.
  26. A plan: a scheme: contrivance.
  27. To contrive or devise: to exhibit ( as in a mirror): to draw: to exhibit in relief.
  28. To shoot forward: to jut out: to be prominent.
  29. A scheme; plan.
  30. To jut forward; be prominent.
  31. To throw forward; scheme; draw.
  32. To shoot forth; send out.
  33. To contrive or plan.
  34. To stand out; jut out.
  35. A plan; scheme.
  36. A scheme; a design; an idle scheme; a design not practicable.
  37. To cast or shoot forward; to contrive; to scheme; to delineate.
  38. To jut out.
  39. A scheme; a design or plan; a thing intended or devised; a contrivance.
  40. To cast or throw forward; to extend beyond something else; to jut; to scheme; to contrive; to draw or exhibit.

Usage examples for project

  1. The king did not approve of the project. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  2. Right now I've got a bigger project in mind than thet- an' I needs yore aid. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  3. Tammas Junior, after being taken aside and told the project, thought he could manage two dollars a week. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  4. I gave up that London lecture- project entirely. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  5. It's mighty hard for a little man to launch a project. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  6. Go before your project is discovered. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  7. He couldn't leave it at the project, even though it was locked at night. – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  8. The expression of his face showed that his thoughts were busy with some project he desired to communicate. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  9. There, now, Lee; do you need anything else to convince you that this isn't a weapon project? – The Answer by Henry Beam Piper
  10. I never saw one quite like it, but it is meant to project something. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  11. I had noticed for some time that Sinfi's mind seemed to be running upon some project. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  12. Type 8. The top horizontal and left vertical lines both project at the upper left corner. – History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany
  13. Wyatt's project was not immediately put into effect. – Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660 by Wilcomb E. Washburn
  14. Peter had created a project- team paradise. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  15. For though the whole of the project has not been executed, yet the larger part of it has. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  16. They can project thoughts. – Youth by Isaac Asimov
  17. A general uneasiness of mind was gradually induced, and the chapel- building project, with singular confusion of motives, represented to her at once a worldly ambition and a discipline for the soul. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
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