verb (used with object) pro·ject [pruh-jekt] /prəˈdʒɛkt/
- to throw forward an image of (a figure or the like) by straight lines or rays, either parallel, converging, or diverging, that pass through all its points and reproduce it on another surface or figure.
- to transform the points (of one figure) into those of another by a correspondence between points.
verb (used without object) pro·ject [pruh-jekt] /prəˈdʒɛkt/
Origin of project
Examples from the Web for project
I started just writing these songs, at first it felt like a project or something.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Opechatesgays.com is one project of a much larger organization, EthicalOil.org—and here is where things get really interesting.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The recent earthquakes make this project urgent,” Franceschini told reporters.
The project tries to help young Turkish women raised in orphanages to start their own businesses.
And Pakistan has a long history of using non-state actors to project power beyond its borders.Pakistan’s Dance With Terrorists Just Backfired and Killed 132 Children|Chris Allbritton|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have not left him an excuse; and then it is that I display all my courtesy, in order to attain the happy issue of my project.Louise de la Valliere|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
The project was opposed by the one person with a pertinacity that Julian was sure could mean only one thing.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins
He knew very well that a man of strong character would never have entertained this project.New Grub Street|George Gissing
I'm leaving the project immediately to set up a new team with Chavez, for the investigation of this phenomena.The Electronic Mind Reader|John Blaine
Generally speaking, coping should project on each side of the wall about two inches.Convenient Houses|Louis Henry Gibson
British Dictionary definitions for project
- a task requiring considerable or concerted effort, such as one by students
- the subject of such a task
- (intr) (esp of a child) to believe that others share one's subjective mental life
- to impute to others (one's hidden desires and impulses), esp as a means of defending oneselfCompare introject