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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. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; " I can't see him on horseback!"; " I can see what will happen"; " I can see a risk in this strategy"
  4. regard as objective; in psychology
  5. extend out or project in space; " His sharp nose jutted out"; " A single rock stick out from the cliff"
  6. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; " he prepared for great undertakings"
  7. a planned undertaking
  8. present for consideration
  9. communicate vividly; " He projected his feelings"
  10. transfer from one domain into another, as of ideas and principles
  11. throw, send, or cast forward; " project a missile"
  12. draw a projection of
  13. cause to be heard; " His voice projects well"
  14. transfer ( ideas or principles) from one domain into another
  15. project on a screen; " The images are projected onto the screen"
  16. extend out or project in space; " His sharp nose jutted out"; " A single rock sticks out from the cliff"
  17. The place from which a thing projects, or starts forth.
  18. That which is projected or designed; something intended or devised; a scheme; a design; a plan.
  19. An idle scheme; an impracticable design; as, a man given to projects.
  20. To throw or cast forward; to shoot forth.
  21. To cast forward or revolve in the mind; to contrive; to devise; to scheme; as, to project a plan.
  22. 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.
  23. To shoot forward; to extend beyond something else; to be prominent; to jut; as, the cornice projects; branches project from the tree.
  24. To form a project; to scheme.
  25. A design, scheme, or plan.
  26. To throw, shoot, or cast forward; plan or scheme.
  27. To jut out; extend forward.
  28. A plan: a scheme: contrivance.
  29. To contrive or devise: to exhibit ( as in a mirror): to draw: to exhibit in relief.
  30. To shoot forward: to jut out: to be prominent.
  31. A scheme; plan.
  32. To jut forward; be prominent.
  33. To throw forward; scheme; draw.
  34. To shoot forth; send out.
  35. To contrive or plan.
  36. To stand out; jut out.
  37. A plan; scheme.
  38. A scheme; a design; an idle scheme; a design not practicable.
  39. To cast or shoot forward; to contrive; to scheme; to delineate.
  40. To jut out.
  41. A scheme; a design or plan; a thing intended or devised; a contrivance.
  42. To cast or throw forward; to extend beyond something else; to jut; to scheme; to contrive; to draw or exhibit.
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Quotes of project

  1. Until now, I've not done a project where the produce, rapper and singer has never worked together like this before, and I had a chance to try a variety of styles. – Namie Amuro
  2. People notice it and they help you participate and see your work included in this project and when we ship our browser, you and millions of other people get to see the fruits of your efforts. – Mitchell Baker
  3. We've always been the development project that lived in a time pressured setting and always where commercial entities were relying heavily on releases in a certain time frame. – Mitchell Baker
  4. The war project at Stanford was essentially completed, and I accepted an offer of an Assistant Professorship at the University of Minnesota, which had a good biochemistry department. – Paul D. Boyer
  5. How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time. – Fred Brooks
  6. Then there's going to be another project I am involved with, in fact, I'm going back to film it next week. It's a game for the Internet called Advance Warriors, and my character is Max, who is blind, but he has special powers. It will be a new game played on the Internet. – Jeremy Bulloch
  7. The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don't understand. – Thomas R. Cech
  8. The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college. – Tony Hillerman
  9. You know, we- we start with a mentality that we'll take a sports project if its good. And we're certainly not on the lookout for them, because to be honest we don't have to. They walk in the door. – Jim Lampley
  10. All the signs were right. And when I mean all the sings were right, the only signs that we care about when we start a project of making a record is, do we have the songs- it's that simple. – Graham Nash
  11. I have worked closely with many of our county commissioners, mayors, local transportation officials, and others to determine project needs in the 18th District, and they deserve a great deal of thanks for today's victory on the House floor. – Bob Ney
  12. For example, in my own State of Arizona, an Israeli scientist is working with an Arizona company on a demonstration project involving a very fast -growing algae which can be used to power a biomass energy plan. – John Shadegg
  13. What is needed is an all -out science project to get vehicles off of gasoline, rather than off of the earth. – Brad Sherman
  14. You know, I don't really do that much looking inside me when I'm working on a project Whatever I am becomes what that film is. But I change; you change. – Steven Spielberg
  15. In two days, it's hard to to get the quality you would normally want for a design project – Douglas Wilson

Usage examples for project

  1. Go before your project is discovered. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  2. I never saw one quite like it, but it is meant to project something. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  3. 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
  4. It's mighty hard for a little man to launch a project – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  5. They can project thoughts. – Youth by Isaac Asimov
  6. There, now, Lee; do you need anything else to convince you that this isn't a weapon project – The Answer by Henry Beam Piper
  7. Tammas Junior, after being taken aside and told the project thought he could manage two dollars a week. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  8. The whole project will be set back by years. – Evil Out of Onzar by Mark Ganes
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. I had noticed for some time that Sinfi's mind seemed to be running upon some project – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  12. 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
  13. He couldn't leave it at the project even though it was locked at night. – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  14. Later in the day we reached what we were assured was the Land's End, although other rocks appeared to project as far westward into the ocean. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. End of Project Gutenberg's The Price She Paid, by David Graham Phillips – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  16. The expression of his face showed that his thoughts were busy with some project he desired to communicate. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  17. Wyatt's project was not immediately put into effect. – Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660 by Wilcomb E. Washburn
  18. For though the whole of the project has not been executed, yet the larger part of it has. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  19. Peter had created a project team paradise. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  20. 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

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