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Definition 1: swell or protrude outwards - [verb of change]

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

  • His stomach bulged after the huge meal

Synonyms for protrude in the sense of this definition

(protrude is a kind of ...) assume a different shape or form

(... is a kind of protrude ) stick out or up

"The parcel bulked in the sack"

Definition 2: bulge outward - [verb of motion]

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

  • His eyes popped

Synonyms for protrude in the sense of this definition

(protrude is a kind of ...) assume a different shape or form

Definition 3: extend out or project in space - [verb of stative]

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

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

Synonyms for protrude in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

"The branch speared up into the air"

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

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

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