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/
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Example sentences from the Web for project
The company now estimates it will cost $8 billion, nearly 50 percent more than the $5.4 billion projected six years ago.
For instance, in Arkansas, a projected 57 percent of voters backed Republican Tom Cotton for the Senate.
The Congressional Budget Office, meanwhile, projected $588 billion in defense appropriations in 2014 to $731 billion in 2023.
So by that measure, Paul actually would spend more than the CBO projected this year, though less in later years.
On Tuesday, the World Health Organization projected that by December there could be 10,000 new cases per week in West Africa.
My qualities are projected through the wrong end of a telescope and the world perceives me far smaller than I really am.Mortal Coils|Aldous Huxley
Robert designed and projected an ironclad battleship, the first one in the world.The Age of Invention|Holland Thompson
I did not know about a projected divorce between herself and her husband.The Hound of the Baskervilles|A. Conan Doyle
In '45, Mr. Gladstone projected the North Australian colony for ticket-holders.The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)|John West
One old terrapin with gray chin whiskers, projected over, with his wife, and took a peek through the slats of my coop.The Boy Scouts Book of Stories|Various
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