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Definition 1: render helpless or defenseless - [verb of change]

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

  • They prostrated the enemy

(prostrate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 2: throw down flat, as on the ground - [verb of contact]

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

  • She prostrated herself with frustration

(prostrate is a kind of ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

Definition 3: get into a prostrate position, as in submission - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for prostrate in the sense of this definition

(prostrate is a kind of ...) assume a reclining position

"lie down on the bed until you feel better"

Definition 4: stretched out and lying at full length along the ground - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • found himself lying flat on the floor

Synonyms for prostrate in the sense of this definition

(prostrate is similar to ...) not upright in position or posture

Definition 5: lying face downward - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for prostrate in the sense of this definition

(prostrate is similar to ...) not upright in position or posture

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