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PROTRUDE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does protrude mean? 

PROTRUDE (verb)
  The verb PROTRUDE has 3 senses:

1. extend out or project in space
2. bulge outward
3. swell or protrude outwards

  Familiarity information: PROTRUDE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROTRUDE (verb)


Sense 1protrude [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 "protrude"):

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 2protrude [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bulge outward

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

bug out; bulge out; pop; protrude; pop out; bulge; come out; start

Context example:

His eyes popped

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

change form; change shape; deform (assume a different shape or form)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 3protrude [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Swell or protrude outwards

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

bulge; pouch; protrude

Context example:

His stomach bulged after the huge meal

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

change form; change shape; deform (assume a different shape or form)

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

bulk (stick out or up)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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