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English noun: project

1. project (act) any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted


SamplesHe prepared for great undertakings.


Synonymslabor, task, undertaking


Broader (hypernym)work


Narrower (hyponym)adventure, assignment, baby, breeze, child's play, cinch, dangerous undertaking, duck soup, endeavor, endeavour, endurance contest, enterprise, escapade, labor of love, labour of love, large order, marathon, no-brainer, picnic, piece of cake, proposition, pushover, risky venture, snap, tall order, venture, walkover


Instance hyponymManhattan Project

2. project (cognition) a planned undertaking


Synonymsprojection


Broader (hypernym)plan, program, programme


Narrower (hyponym)cash cow, money-spinner, moneymaker


English verb: project

1. project (communication) communicate vividly


SamplesHe projected his feelings.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)communicate, intercommunicate

2. project (stative) extend out or project in space


SamplesHis sharp nose jutted out.
A single rock sticks out from the cliff.


Synonymsjut, jut out, protrude, stick out


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Narrower (hyponym)bag, bulge, cantilever, overhang, push up, spear, spear up, thrust

3. project (contact) transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)channel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit, transport

4. project (perception) project on a screen


SamplesThe images are projected onto the screen.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)show


Narrower (hyponym)silhouette


Causeappear

5. project (perception) cause to be heard


SamplesHis voice projects well.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cause to be perceived

6. project (creation) draw a projection of


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)draw

7. project (creation) make or work out a plan for; devise


SamplesThey contrived to murder their boss.
Design a new sales strategy.
Plan an attack.


ExamplesDid he project his major works over a short period of time?


Synonymscontrive, design, plan


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)create by mental act, create mentally


Narrower (hyponym)concert, map, map out, plot

8. project (cognition) present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.


SamplesHe proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism.
She proposed a new theory of relativity.


Synonymspropose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)plan


Narrower (hyponym)introduce, offer

9. project (creation) imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind


SamplesI can't see him on horseback!.
I can see what will happen.
I can see a risk in this strategy.


Synonymsenvision, fancy, figure, image, picture, see, visualise, visualize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine


Verb grouprealise, realize, see, understand, visualise, visualize

10. project (creation) put or send forth


SamplesShe threw the flashlight beam into the corner.
The setting sun threw long shadows.
Cast a spell.
Cast a warm light.


Synonymscast, contrive, throw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)direct, send


Narrower (hyponym)shoot

11. project (contact) throw, send, or cast forward


SamplesProject a missile.


Synonymssend off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)impel, propel

12. project (cognition) regard as objective


Synonymsexternalise, externalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)ascribe, assign, attribute, impute


Domain categorypsychological science, psychology









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