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(1)   Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
"He prepared for great undertakings"
(2)   A planned undertaking


(3)   Present for consideration
(4)   Regard as objective
(5)   Communicate vividly
"He projected his feelings"
(6)   Transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another
(7)   Throw, send, or cast forward
"Project a missile"
(8)   Put or send forth
"She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"
"The setting sun threw long shadows"
"Cast a spell"
"Cast a warm light"
(9)   Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
"I can't see him on horseback!"
"I can see what will happen"
"I can see a risk in this strategy"
(10)   Make or work out a plan for; devise
"They contrived to murder their boss"
"Design a new sales strategy"
"Plan an attack"
(11)   Draw a projection of
(12)   Project on a screen
"The images are projected onto the screen"
(13)   Cause to be heard
"His voice projects well"
(14)   Extend out or project in space
"His sharp nose jutted out"
"A single rock sticks out from the cliff"


Noun from , from , perfect passive participle of .


  1. A planned endeavor, usually with a specific goal and accomplished in several steps or stages.
  2. An urban low-income housing building.


  1. To extend beyond a surface.
  2. To cast (an image or shadow) upon a surface.
  3. To extend (a protrusion or appendage) outward.
  4. To make plans for; to forecast.
    • The CEO is projecting the completion of the acquisition by April 2007.


  • (extend beyond a surface): jut, jut out, protrude, stick out
  • (cast image/shadow): cast, throw
  • (extend outward): extend, jut, jut out
  • (make plans for; forecast): forecast, foresee, foretell,