protrude


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pro·trude

 (prō-tro͞od′)
v. pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing, pro·trudes
v.intr.
To extend or jut out; project. See Synonyms at bulge.
v.tr.
To push or thrust outward: muscles that allow the tongue to be protruded.

[Latin prōtrūdere : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + trūdere, to thrust; see treud- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·trud′ent (-tro͞od′nt) adj.

protrude

(prəˈtruːd)
vb
1. to thrust or cause to thrust forwards or outwards
2. to project or cause to project from or as if from a surface
[C17: from Latin, from pro-2 + trudere to thrust]
proˈtrudable adj
proˈtrudent adj

pro•trude

(proʊˈtrud, prə-)

v. -trud•ed, -trud•ing. v.i.
1. to project; jut out.
v.t.
2. to thrust forward; cause to project.
[1610–20; < Latin prōtrūdere to thrust forward =prō- pro-1 + trūdere to thrust]

protrude


Past participle: protruded
Gerund: protruding

Imperative
protrude
protrude
Present
I protrude
you protrude
he/she/it protrudes
we protrude
you protrude
they protrude
Preterite
I protruded
you protruded
he/she/it protruded
we protruded
you protruded
they protruded
Present Continuous
I am protruding
you are protruding
he/she/it is protruding
we are protruding
you are protruding
they are protruding
Present Perfect
I have protruded
you have protruded
he/she/it has protruded
we have protruded
you have protruded
they have protruded
Past Continuous
I was protruding
you were protruding
he/she/it was protruding
we were protruding
you were protruding
they were protruding
Past Perfect
I had protruded
you had protruded
he/she/it had protruded
we had protruded
you had protruded
they had protruded
Future
I will protrude
you will protrude
he/she/it will protrude
we will protrude
you will protrude
they will protrude
Future Perfect
I will have protruded
you will have protruded
he/she/it will have protruded
we will have protruded
you will have protruded
they will have protruded
Future Continuous
I will be protruding
you will be protruding
he/she/it will be protruding
we will be protruding
you will be protruding
they will be protruding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been protruding
you have been protruding
he/she/it has been protruding
we have been protruding
you have been protruding
they have been protruding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been protruding
you will have been protruding
he/she/it will have been protruding
we will have been protruding
you will have been protruding
they will have been protruding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been protruding
you had been protruding
he/she/it had been protruding
we had been protruding
you had been protruding
they had been protruding
Conditional
I would protrude
you would protrude
he/she/it would protrude
we would protrude
you would protrude
they would protrude
Past Conditional
I would have protruded
you would have protruded
he/she/it would have protruded
we would have protruded
you would have protruded
they would have protruded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.protrude - 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
2.protrude - bulge outward; "His eyes popped"
change form, change shape, deform - assume a different shape or form
3.protrude - swell or protrude outwards; "His stomach bulged after the huge meal"
change form, change shape, deform - assume a different shape or form
bulk - stick out or up; "The parcel bulked in the sack"

protrude

verb stick out, start (from), point, project, pop (of eyes), extend, come through, stand out, bulge, shoot out, jut, stick out like a sore thumb, obtrude A huge round mass of rock protruded from the water.

protrude

verb
To curve outward past the normal or usual limit:
Translations
يَنتُؤ، يَبْرُز
čouhat
harottaapistäätyöntyä
skaga framstanda útstanda út, skaga fram
불거지다
izvirzīties uz āru
dışarı fırla mak

protrude

[prəˈtruːd]
A. VIsalir, sobresalir
B. VTsacar fuera

protrude

[prəˈtruːd] vidépasser

protrude

vi (→ aus) → vorstehen; (ears)abstehen; (eyes)vortreten
vthervorstrecken, herausstrecken

protrude

[prəˈtruːd] visporgere

protrude

(prəˈtruːd) , ((American) prou-) verb
to stick out; to project. His teeth protrude.

pro·trude

v. sobresalir; salirse de su lugar.

protrude

vi protruir, sobresalir, proyectar hacia adelante
References in classic literature ?
Once my right foot slipped on the side toward the precipice, but I threw out my left arm in a moment so that it caught the icy edge under my armpit as I fell, and supported me considerably; at the same instant I cast my eyes down the side on which I had slipped, and contrived to plant my right foot on a piece of rock as large as a cricket-ball, which chanced to protrude through the ice, on the very edge of the precipice.
The first thing he did was to turn round in the cage in which he lay, and protrude his claws, and stretch himself thoroughly; he next opened his mouth, and yawned very leisurely, and with near two palms' length of tongue that he had thrust forth, he licked the dust out of his eyes and washed his face; having done this, he put his head out of the cage and looked all round with eyes like glowing coals, a spectacle and demeanour to strike terror into temerity itself.
Next, he would protrude his head through the chink, and if he saw that his son was not angry, but threw him a nod, he would glide noiselessly into the room, take off his scarf, and hang up his hat (the latter perennially in a bad state of repair, full of holes, and with a smashed brim)--the whole being done without a word or a sound of any kind.
For an instant the wrinkles were smoothed away, the nose drew away from the chin, the lower lip ceased to protrude and the mouth to mumble, the dull eyes regained their fire, the drooping figure expanded.
His shoulders are rounded from much study, and his face protrudes forward, and is forever slowly oscillating from side to side in a curiously reptilian fashion.
It made his great nose protrude more arrogantly; it emphasized his cheekbones; it made his eyes seem larger.
He was long and desperately thin; his huge bones seemed to protrude from his body; his elbows were so sharp that they appeared to jut out through the arms of his shabby coat.
In spite of her exceptional stoutness, which caused her to protrude her chest and stomach and throw back her head, this woman (who was "Uncle's" housekeeper) trod very lightly.
Hawley's disgust at the notion of the "Pioneer" being edited by an emissary, and of Brooke becoming actively political-- as if a tortoise of desultory pursuits should protrude its small head ambitiously and become rampant--was hardly equal to the annoyance felt by some members of Mr.
Half hidden by the intervening trees he still could see the huge head and the massive jaws from which protrude the limp legs of the dead man.
It has also been observed that when pollen of one species is placed on the stigma of a distantly allied species, though the pollen-tubes protrude, they do not penetrate the stigmatic surface.
But in monomania the errant faculty protrudes itself in a way that may not be denied.