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project

pro·ject

project

 
 
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: pra jekt
definition 1: any activity that takes great effort or planning.
The building project will take five years to complete.
synonyms:
enterprise, work
similar words:
activity, assignment, campaign, job, operation, task, venture
definition 2: a large group of homes, usually built with public money.
My grandparents are moving into a housing project for older people.
similar words:
development
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: pr jekt
inflections: projected, projecting, projects
definition 1: to throw or cast forward or outward.
He projects the image of a hero.
similar words:
cast, emit, fling, radiate, send, throw, transmit
definition 2: to figure or develop in one's imagination.
Can you project the cost of building the house?
synonyms:
calculate, estimate
similar words:
draft, forecast, outline, predict
definition 3: to cause to appear on a surface.
In movie theaters, a machine is used to project film images onto a large screen.
synonyms:
screen
similar words:
flash, show
definition 4: to extend outward or stick out.
A balcony projected from the side of the building.
synonyms:
jut out, protrude
similar words:
bulge, stick out
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