Definitions for Projectˈprɒdʒ ɛkt, -ɪkt or, esp. Brit., ˈproʊ dʒɛkt; prəˈdʒɛkt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. undertaking, project, task, labor(noun)

    any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

    "he prepared for great undertakings"

  2. project, projection(verb)

    a planned undertaking

  3. project(verb)

    communicate vividly

    "He projected his feelings"

  4. stick out, protrude, jut out, jut, project(verb)

    extend out or project in space

    "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"

  5. project(verb)

    transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another

  6. project(verb)

    project on a screen

    "The images are projected onto the screen"

  7. project(verb)

    cause to be heard

    "His voice projects well"

  8. project(verb)

    draw a projection of

  9. plan, project, contrive, design(verb)

    make or work out a plan for; devise

    "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"

  10. project, propose(verb)

    present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.

    "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity"

  11. visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image(verb)

    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"

  12. project, cast, contrive, throw(verb)

    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"

  13. project, send off(verb)

    throw, send, or cast forward

    "project a missile"

  14. project, externalize, externalise(verb)

    regard as objective

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. project(Noun)

    A planned endeavor, usually with a specific goal and accomplished in several steps or stages.

  2. project(Noun)

    An urban low-income housing building.

  3. project(Noun)

    A projectile.

  4. project(Noun)

    A projection.

  5. project(Verb)

    To extend beyond a surface.

  6. project(Verb)

    To cast (an image or shadow) upon a surface.

  7. project(Verb)

    To extend (a protrusion or appendage) outward.

  8. project(Verb)

    To make plans for; to forecast.

    The CEO is projecting the completion of the acquisition by April 2007.

  9. project(Verb)

    To present (oneself), to convey a certian impression, usually in a good way.

  10. project(Verb)

    To change the projection (or coordinate system) of spatial data with another projection.

  11. Origin: Noun from proiectum, from proiectus, perfect passive participle of proicio.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Project(noun)

    the place from which a thing projects, or starts forth

  2. Project(noun)

    that which is projected or designed; something intended or devised; a scheme; a design; a plan

  3. Project(noun)

    an idle scheme; an impracticable design; as, a man given to projects

  4. Project(verb)

    to throw or cast forward; to shoot forth

  5. Project(verb)

    to cast forward or revolve in the mind; to contrive; to devise; to scheme; as, to project a plan

  6. Project(verb)

    to draw or exhibit, as the form of anything; to delineate; as, to project a sphere, a map, an ellipse, and the like; -- sometimes with on, upon, into, etc.; as, to project a line or point upon a plane. See Projection, 4

  7. Project(verb)

    to shoot forward; to extend beyond something else; to be prominent; to jut; as, the cornice projects; branches project from the tree

  8. Project(verb)

    to form a project; to scheme

  9. Origin: [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Project

    A project in business and science is typically defined as a collaborative enterprise, frequently involving research or design, that is carefully planned to achieve a particular aim. Projects can be further defined as temporary rather than permanent social systems that are constituted by teams within or across organizations to accomplish particular tasks under time constraints.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Project' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #684

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Project' in Written Corpus Frequency: #938

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Project' in Nouns Frequency: #190

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Project' in Verbs Frequency: #930


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