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PROJECT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does project mean? 

PROJECT (noun)
  The noun PROJECT has 2 senses:

1. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
2. a planned undertaking

  Familiarity information: PROJECT used as a noun is rare.


PROJECT (verb)
  The verb PROJECT has 12 senses:

1. communicate vividly
2. extend out or project in space
3. transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another
4. project on a screen
5. cause to be heard
6. draw a projection of
7. make or work out a plan for; devise
8. present for consideration
9. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
10. put or send forth
11. throw, send, or cast forward
12. regard as objective

  Familiarity information: PROJECT used as a verb is familiar.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROJECT (noun)


Sense 1project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

project; task; undertaking; labor

Context example:

he prepared for great undertakings

Hypernyms ("project" is a kind of...):

work (activity directed toward making or doing something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "project"):

breeze; child's play; cinch; duck soup; picnic; piece of cake; pushover; snap; walkover (any undertaking that is easy to do)

venture (any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome)

large order; tall order (a formidable task or requirement)

proposition (a task to be dealt with)

no-brainer (anything that requires little thought)

endurance contest; marathon (any long and arduous undertaking)

labor of love; labour of love (productive work performed voluntarily without material reward or compensation)

endeavor; endeavour; enterprise (a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness))

baby (a project of personal concern to someone)

assignment (an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor))

adventure; dangerous undertaking; escapade; risky venture (a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful))

Instance hyponyms:

Manhattan Project (code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II)


Sense 2project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A planned undertaking

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

project; projection

Hypernyms ("project" is a kind of...):

plan; program; programme (a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "project"):

cash cow; money-spinner; moneymaker (a project that generates a continuous flow of money)


PROJECT (verb)


Sense 1project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Communicate vividly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

He projected his feelings

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

communicate; intercommunicate (transmit thoughts or feelings)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something


Sense 2project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Extend out or project in space

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

jut; jut out; protrude; stick out; project

Context examples:

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

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "project"):

overhang (project over)

push up; thrust (push upward)

spear; spear up (thrust up like a spear)

bag; bulge (bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge)

cantilever (project as a cantilever)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Something is ----ing PP


Sense 3project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

channel; channelise; channelize; transfer; transmit; transport (send from one person or place to another)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 4project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Project on a screen

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Context example:

The images are projected onto the screen

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

show (make visible or noticeable)

Cause:

appear (come into sight or view)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "project"):

silhouette (project on a background, such as a screen, like a silhouette)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 5project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to be heard

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Context example:

His voice projects well

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

cause to be perceived (have perceptible qualities)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 6project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Draw a projection of

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

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

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 7project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make or work out a plan for; devise

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

contrive; design; plan; project

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

create by mental act; create mentally (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "project"):

concert (contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement)

map; map out (plan, delineate, or arrange in detail)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Sentence example:

Did he project his major works over a short period of time?


Sense 8project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Present for consideration

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

propose; project

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

plan (make plans for something)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "project"):

offer (put forward for consideration)

introduce (put before (a body))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Sense 9project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

visualize; picture; image; fancy; envision; figure; visualise; see; project

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

conceive of; envisage; ideate; imagine (form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Sense 10project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put or send forth

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

cast; contrive; throw; project

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

direct; send (cause to go somewhere)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "project"):

shoot (send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 11project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Throw, send, or cast forward

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

send off; project

Context example:

project a missile

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

impel; propel (cause to move forward with force)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 12project [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Regard as objective

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

externalise; externalize; project

Hypernyms (to "project" is one way to...):

ascribe; assign; attribute; impute (attribute or credit to)

Domain category:

psychological science; psychology (the science of mental life)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


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