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proj·ect

 (prŏj′ĕkt′, -ĭkt)
n.
1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort: a community cleanup project; a government-funded irrigation project.
2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something. See Synonyms at plan.
4. also projects A housing project.
v. pro·ject (prə-jĕkt′) pro·ject·ed, pro·ject·ing, pro·jects
v.tr.
1. To thrust outward or forward: project one's jaw in defiance.
2. To throw forward; hurl: project an arrow.
3. To send out into space; cast: project a light beam.
4. To cause (an image) to appear on a surface by the controlled direction of light: projected the slide onto a screen.
5. Mathematics To produce (a projection).
6. To direct (one's voice) so as to be heard clearly at a distance.
7. Psychology To externalize and attribute (an emotion or motive, for example) unconsciously to someone or something else in order to avoid anxiety.
8. To convey an impression of to an audience or to others: a posture that projects defeat.
9. To form a plan or intention for: project a new business enterprise.
10. To calculate, estimate, or predict (something in the future), based on present data or trends: projecting next year's expenses.
v.intr.
1. To extend forward or out; jut out: beams that project beyond the eaves. See Synonyms at bulge.
2. To direct one's voice so as to be heard clearly at a distance.

[Middle English projecte, from Latin prōiectum, projecting structure, from neuter past participle of prōicere, to throw out : prō-, forth; see pro-1 + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·ject′a·ble adj.

project

n
1. a proposal, scheme, or design
2.
a. a task requiring considerable or concerted effort, such as one by students
b. the subject of such a task
3. (Social Welfare) US short for housing project
vb
4. (tr) to propose or plan
5. (tr) to predict; estimate; extrapolate: we can project future needs on the basis of the current birth rate.
6. (tr) to throw or cast forwards
7. to jut or cause to jut out
8. (tr) to send forth or transport in the imagination: to project oneself into the future.
9. (tr) to cause (an image) to appear on a surface
10. (Theatre) to cause (one's voice) to be heard clearly at a distance
11. (Psychology) psychol
a. (intr) (esp of a child) to believe that others share one's subjective mental life
b. to impute to others (one's hidden desires and impulses), esp as a means of defending oneself. Compare introject
12. (Mathematics) (tr) geometry to draw a projection of
13. (intr) to communicate effectively, esp to a large gathering
[C14: from Latin prōicere to throw down, from pro-1 + iacere to throw]

proj•ect

(n. ˈprɒdʒ ɛkt, -ɪkt or, esp. Brit., ˈproʊ dʒɛkt; v. prəˈdʒɛkt)

n.
1. something that is planned or devised; a plan or scheme.
2. a large or important undertaking, esp. one involving considerable expense, personnel, and equipment.
3. a specific task of investigation, esp. in scholarship.
4. a supplementary long-term assignment given by a teacher to students.
5. Often, projects. housing project.
v.t.
6. to devise, propose, or plan.
7. to throw or impel forward, onward, or outward.
8. to calculate (some future cost, schedule, etc.).
9. to throw or cause to fall upon a surface or into space, as a ray of light, an image, or a shadow.
10. to ascribe (one's own feelings, prejudices, etc.) to another or others.
11. to cause to jut out or protrude.
12. Geom. to transform the points of (one figure) into those of another by a correspondence between points.
13. to present (an idea, program, etc.) for consideration or action.
14. to use (one's voice, gestures, etc.) forcefully enough to be heard or understood by all members of an audience.
15. to communicate clearly and forcefully (one's thoughts, feelings, etc.) to an audience.
v.i.
16. to extend or protrude beyond something else.
17. to use one's voice forcefully enough to be heard at a distance, as in a theater.
18. to communicate clearly and forcefully one's thoughts, feelings, etc., to an audience.
19. to ascribe one's own feelings, thoughts, or attitudes to another or others.
pro•ject pro•ject
[1350–1400; Middle English project(e) design, plan < Medieval Latin prōjectum, Latin: projecting part, n. use of neuter of prōjectus, past participle of prōicere to throw forward, extend =prō- pro-1 + -icere, comb. form of jacere to throw]
pro•ject′a•ble, adj.
pro•ject′ing•ly, adv.

project


Past participle: projected
Gerund: projecting

Imperative
project
project
Present
I project
you project
he/she/it projects
we project
you project
they project
Preterite
I projected
you projected
he/she/it projected
we projected
you projected
they projected
Present Continuous
I am projecting
you are projecting
he/she/it is projecting
we are projecting
you are projecting
they are projecting
Present Perfect
I have projected
you have projected
he/she/it has projected
we have projected
you have projected
they have projected
Past Continuous
I was projecting
you were projecting
he/she/it was projecting
we were projecting
you were projecting
they were projecting
Past Perfect
I had projected
you had projected
he/she/it had projected
we had projected
you had projected
they had projected
Future
I will project
you will project
he/she/it will project
we will project
you will project
they will project
Future Perfect
I will have projected
you will have projected
he/she/it will have projected
we will have projected
you will have projected
they will have projected
Future Continuous
I will be projecting
you will be projecting
he/she/it will be projecting
we will be projecting
you will be projecting
they will be projecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been projecting
you have been projecting
he/she/it has been projecting
we have been projecting
you have been projecting
they have been projecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been projecting
you will have been projecting
he/she/it will have been projecting
we will have been projecting
you will have been projecting
they will have been projecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been projecting
you had been projecting
he/she/it had been projecting
we had been projecting
you had been projecting
they had been projecting
Conditional
I would project
you would project
he/she/it would project
we would project
you would project
they would project
Past Conditional
I would have projected
you would have projected
he/she/it would have projected
we would have projected
you would have projected
they would have projected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.project - any piece of work that is undertaken or attemptedproject - any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"
child's play, cinch, duck soup, piece of cake, pushover, breeze, walkover, picnic, snap - any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
work - activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
adventure, dangerous undertaking, escapade, risky venture - a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
assignment - an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)
baby - a project of personal concern to someone; "this project is his baby"
endeavor, endeavour, enterprise - a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
labor of love, labour of love - productive work performed voluntarily without material reward or compensation
endurance contest, marathon - any long and arduous undertaking
no-brainer - anything that requires little thought
proposition - a task to be dealt with; "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"
large order, tall order - a formidable task or requirement; "finishing in time was a tall order but we did it"
venture - any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
2.project - a planned undertaking
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
cash cow, money-spinner, moneymaker - a project that generates a continuous flow of money
Verb1.project - communicate vividly; "He projected his feelings"
communicate, intercommunicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
2.project - extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"
overhang - project over
push up, thrust - push upward; "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"
spear up, spear - thrust up like a spear; "The branch speared up into the air"
bulge, bag - bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
cantilever - project as a cantilever
3.project - transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another
channel, channelise, channelize, transmit, transport, transfer - send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
4.project - project on a screen; "The images are projected onto the screen"
show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
silhouette - project on a background, such as a screen, like a silhouette
5.project - cause to be heard; "His voice projects well"
cause to be perceived - have perceptible qualities
6.project - draw a projection of
draw - represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"
7.project - make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
create by mental act, create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
plot - devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet); "the writer is plotting a new novel"
concert - contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement
map out, map - plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future"
8.project - present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity"
plan - make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family"
offer - put forward for consideration; "He offered his opinion"
introduce - put before (a body); "introduce legislation"
9.project - imagineproject - 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"
realize, see, understand, realise - perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea"
visualise, visualize - form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract; "Mathematicians often visualize"
conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine - form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"
10.project - 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"
send, direct - cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
shoot - send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"
11.project - throw, send, or cast forward; "project a missile"
propel, impel - cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
12.project - regard as objective
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
ascribe, attribute, impute, assign - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"

project

noun
2. assignment, task, homework, piece of research Students complete their projects at their own pace.
verb
1. forecast, expect, estimate, predict, reckon, calculate, gauge, extrapolate, predetermine Africa's population is projected to double by 2025.
2. plan, propose, design, scheme, purpose, frame, draft, outline, devise, contemplate, contrive, map out His projected visit to Washington had to be postponed.
3. displace, move, shift, attribute, assign, transpose, impute, externalize He projects his own thoughts and ideas onto her.
4. launch, shoot, throw, cast, transmit, discharge, hurl, fling, propel The hardware can be used for projecting nuclear missiles.
5. stick out, extend, stand out, bulge, beetle, protrude, overhang, jut A piece of metal projected out from the side.

project

noun
1. A method for making, doing, or accomplishing something:
2. Something undertaken, especially something requiring extensive planning and work:
verb
1. To curve outward past the normal or usual limit:
2. To launch with great force:
Idiom: let fly.
3. To send out heat, light, or energy:
4. To form a strategy for:
Informal: dope out.
Idiom: lay plans.
5. To have in mind as a goal or purpose:
Regional: mind.
6. To tell about or make known (future events) in advance, especially by means of special knowledge or inference:
Translations
مَشْرُوعمَشْروع، خُطَّهمَشْروع، دِراسَهيَبْرُز، يَنْتُؤيَضَعُ خِطَّةً أو تَصْميما
projektpromítatstřelitstudievyčnívat
projektprojicereforeslåfremviseopgave
kujutama
hankesuunnitelma
projekt
kivetítkutatási témanagyberuházásprojektterv
áætlunkasta, skjótaskaga framskipuleggja; leggja tilverkefni
企画
프로젝트
išsikišimasmokslinis darbasprojektoriusrodytisviedinys
iestieptiesizgrūstizsviestizvirzītiespalaist
výskumná úloha
projekt
projekt
โครงการ
dự án

project

A. [ˈprɒdʒekt] N
1. (= scheme, plan) → proyecto m
2. (Scol, Univ) → trabajo m
3. (also housing project) (US) → urbanización f or barrio m de viviendas protegidas
see also housing B
B. [prəˈdʒekt] VT
1. (= estimate) [+ costs, expenditure] → hacer una proyección de
2. (= forecast) → prever
the population of Britain is projected to rise slowly over the next ten yearsse prevé que la población de Gran Bretaña aumentará lentamente durante los próximos diez años
a projected deficit of 2 million dollarsun déficit previsto de 2 millones de dólares
3. (= plan) (usu passive) there were demonstrations against his projected visithubo manifestaciones en contra de su programada or prevista visita
it stood in the path of a projected motorwayestaba situado en un lugar por donde estaba previsto que pasara una autopista
4. (= throw, send forward) [+ object] (frm) → lanzar; [+ light] → proyectar
the impact projected him forward onto the windscreencon el impacto salió despedido contra el parabrisas
to project one's voice [singer, actor] → proyectar la voz
5. (= show) [+ slide, image] → proyectar
6. (= communicate, represent) [+ image, personality] → proyectar
he projected himself as the ideal family mandaba la imagen del hombre de familia ideal
7. (Psych) I project my own rage/fear onto the childrenproyecto mi propia cólera/mi propio miedo en los niños
8. (Math) → proyectar
C. [prəˈdʒekt] VI
1. (= jut out) → sobresalir
a spit of land projected out from the shoreuna lengua de tierra sobresalía de la orilla
2. (= communicate, enunciate) → proyectarse
his voice projects very wellsu voz se proyecta muy bien
D. [ˈprɒdʒekt] CPD project management Nadministración f de proyectos
project manager Ndirector(a) m/f de proyecto

project

[ˈprɒdʒɛkt]
n
(= initiative) → projet m
a development project → un projet de développement
a project to do sth → un projet visant à faire qch
a project to refurbish the art gallery → un projet visant à remettre le musée en état, un projet de remise en état du musée
[individual] → projet m
(= piece of research) [school student] → projet m scolaire
a geography project → un projet scolaire en géographie
to do a project on sth → préparer un projet scolaire sur qch
I'm doing a project on education in France → Je prépare un projet scolaire sur l'éducation en France.
(also housing project) (US)cité f
modif [coordinator, director] → de projet; [costs, funding, financing] → du projet project leader, project manager, project management
[prəˈdʒɛkt] vb
vt
(= forecast) [+ total, increase, fall, need] → prévoir
to be projected [total, increase, fall] → être prévu(e)
[+ image] → projeter, donner
Bradley projects a natural warmth and sincerity
BUT Il émane de Bradley une chaleur et une sincérité naturelles.
to project o.s as sth → s'ériger comme qch
to project sb/sth as sb/sth → présenter qn/qch comme qn/qch
[+ film, slide] → projeter
vi (= stick out) → faire saillie, s'avancer
to project from sth → dépasser de qch

project

1
nProjekt nt; (= scheme)Unternehmen nt, → Vorhaben nt; (Sch, Univ) → Referat nt; (in primary school) → Arbeit f; project engineerProjektingenieur(in) m(f)

project

2
vt
film, mapprojizieren; to project oneself/one’s personalitysich selbst/seine eigene Person zur Geltung bringen; to project one’s emotions onto somebody elseseine Emotionen auf einen anderen projizieren; to project one’s voiceseine Stimme zum Tragen bringen; to project one’s voice to the back of the hallseine Stimme so erheben, dass sie auch im hinteren Teil des Saals zu hören ist; in order to project an adequate picture of our countryum ein angemessenes Bild unseres Landes zu vermitteln
plan(voraus)planen; costsüberschlagen; figuresprojizieren; (esp in elections) → hochrechnen
(Math) lineverlängern; solidprojizieren
(= propel)abschießen; to project a missile into spaceeine Rakete in den Weltraum schießen
(= cause to jut) part of building etcvorspringen lassen
vi
(= jut out)hervorragen (from aus); the upper storey projects over the roaddas obere Stockwerk ragt über die Straße
(Psych) → projizieren, von sich auf andere schließen
(with one’s voice: actor/singer) you’ll have to project more than that, we can’t hear you at the backSie müssen lauter singen/sprechen, wir können Sie hier hinten nicht hören

project

[n ˈprɒdʒɛkt; vb prəˈdʒɛkt]
1. n (scheme, plan, venture) → progetto, piano; (study) → progetto, lavoro di ricerca (Scol, Univ) → ricerca, studio
2. vt (film) → proiettare; (voice) → spiegare; (one's personality) → mettere in luce; (visit) → progettare
3. vi (jut out) → sporgere in fuori

project

(ˈprodʒekt) noun
1. a plan or scheme. a building project.
2. a piece of study or research. I am doing a project on Italian art.
(prəˈdʒekt) verb
1. to throw outwards, forwards or upwards. The missile was projected into space.
2. to stick out. A sharp rock projected from the sea.
3. to plan or propose.
4. to make a picture or a film appear on a screen.
proˈjectile (-tail) , ((American) -tl) noun
something that is thrown, usually as a weapon.
proˈjection (-ʃən) noun
proˈjector noun
a machine for projecting films, slides or transparencies onto a screen. a slide projector; an overhead projector (for transparencies).

project

مَشْرُوع projekt projekt Projekt προγραμματισμένο έργο proyecto hanke projet projekt progetto 企画 프로젝트 project prosjekt projekt projeto проект projekt โครงการ proje dự án 项目
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But Jo frowned upon the whole project and would have nothing to do with it at first.
he muttered and thought he held in his arms not the tired-out woman of forty-one but a lovely and innocent girl who had been able by some miracle to project her- self out of the husk of the body of the tired-out woman.
The Huron explained the meaning of David to his fellows, who, in their turn, listened to the project with that sort of satisfaction that their untamed spirits might be expected to find in such a refinement in cruelty.
It was the belief of those who knew him best, that he would positively have taken the very singular step of giving up the House of the Seven Gables to the representative of Matthew Maule, but for the unspeakable tumult which a suspicion of the old gentleman's project awakened among his Pyncheon relatives.
The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognised it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.
My object here is simply to project the draught of a systematization of cetology.
I want you to get word to the king that I am a magician myself -- and the Supreme Grand High-yu-Muck- amuck and head of the tribe, at that; and I want him to be made to understand that I am just quietly arrang- ing a little calamity here that will make the fur fly in these realms if Sir Kay's project is carried out and any harm comes to me.
The bands conceived the idea of stirring her soldierly heart with a farewell which would remain in her memory always, beautiful and unfading, and bring back the past and its love for her whenever she should think of it; so they got their project placed before General Burnaby, my successor, who is Cathy's newest slave, and in spite of poverty of precedents they got his permission.
They couldn't hit no project that suited exactly; so at last the duke said he reckoned he'd lay off and work his brains an hour or two and see if he couldn't put up something on the Arkansaw village; and the king he allowed he would drop over to t'other village without any plan, but just trust in Providence to lead him the profitable way -- meaning the devil, I reckon.
The first month after their marriage was spent with their friend at the Mansion-house; from whence they could superintend the progress of the Parsonage, and direct every thing as they liked on the spot;-- could chuse papers, project shrubberies, and invent a sweep.
Rochester's project of marrying for interest and connections.
I suppose Catherine fulfilled her project, for the next sentence took up another subject: she waxed lachrymose.