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Definition 1: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted - [noun denoting act]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he prepared for great undertakings

Synonyms for project in the sense of this definition

(project is a kind of ...) activity directed toward making or doing something

"she checked several points needing further work"

(... is a kind of project ) any undertaking that is easy to do

"marketing this product will be no picnic"

(... is a kind of project ) any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

(... is a kind of project ) a formidable task or requirement

"finishing in time was a tall order but we did it"

(... is a kind of project ) a task to be dealt with

"securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"

(... is a kind of project ) anything that requires little thought

(... is a kind of project ) any long and arduous undertaking

(... is a kind of project ) productive work performed voluntarily without material reward or compensation

(... is a kind of project ) a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)

"he had doubts about the whole enterprise"

(... is a kind of project ) a project of personal concern to someone

"this project is his baby"

(... is a kind of project ) an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)

(... is a kind of project ) a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

(... is an instance of project) code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II

Definition 2: a planned undertaking - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for project in the sense of this definition

(project is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of project ) a project that generates a continuous flow of money

Definition 3: present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc. - [verb of cognition]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism
  • She proposed a new theory of relativity
  • The candidate projects himself as a moderate and a reformer

Synonyms for project in the sense of this definition

(project is a kind of ...) make plans for something

"He is planning a trip with his family"

(... is a kind of project ) put forward for consideration

"He offered his opinion"

(... is a kind of project ) put before (a body)

"introduce legislation"

Definition 4: regard as objective - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for project in the sense of this definition

(project is a kind of ...) attribute or credit to

"We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare" "People impute great cleverness to cats"

(project belongs to category ...) the science of mental life

Definition 5: communicate vividly - [verb of communication]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He projected his feelings

(project is a kind of ...) transmit thoughts or feelings

"He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

Definition 6: throw, send, or cast forward - [verb of contact]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • project a missile

Synonyms for project in the sense of this definition

(project is a kind of ...) cause to move forward with force

"Steam propels this ship"

Definition 7: transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another - [verb of contact]

(project is a kind of ...) send from one person or place to another

"transmit a message"

Definition 8: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind - [verb of creation]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for project in the sense of this definition

(project is a kind of ...) form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

"Can you conceive of him as the president?"

(project has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(project has a similar meaning as ...) form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract

"Mathematicians often visualize"

Definition 9: make or work out a plan for; devise - [verb of creation]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They contrived to murder their boss
  • design a new sales strategy
  • plan an attack

Synonyms for project in the sense of this definition

(project is a kind of ...) create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

(... is a kind of project ) devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet)

"the writer is plotting a new novel"

(... is a kind of project ) contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement

(... is a kind of project ) plan, delineate, or arrange in detail

"map one's future"

Definition 10: put or send forth - [verb of creation]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She threw the flashlight beam into the corner
  • The setting sun threw long shadows
  • cast a spell
  • cast a warm light

Synonyms for project in the sense of this definition

(project is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of project ) send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly

"shoot a glance"

Definition 11: draw a projection of - [verb of creation]

(project is a kind of ...) represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface

"She drew an elephant" "Draw me a horse"

Definition 12: cause to be heard - [verb of perception]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His voice projects well

(project is a kind of ...) have perceptible qualities

Definition 13: project on a screen - [verb of perception]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The images are projected onto the screen

(project is a kind of ...) make visible or noticeable

"She showed her talent for cooking" "Show me your etchings, please"

(... is a kind of project ) project on a background, such as a screen, like a silhouette

(project causes ...) come into sight or view

"He suddenly appeared at the wedding" "A new star appeared on the horizon"

Definition 14: extend out or project in space - [verb of stative]

Samples where project or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His sharp nose jutted out
  • A single rock sticks out from the cliff

Synonyms for project in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of project ) project over

(... is a kind of project ) push upward

"The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"

(... is a kind of project ) thrust up like a spear

"The branch speared up into the air"

(... is a kind of project ) bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge

(... is a kind of project ) project as a cantilever

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