What does project mean?

Definitions for project
ˈprɒdʒ ɛkt, -ɪkt or, esp. Brit., ˈproʊ dʒɛkt; prəˈdʒɛktproject

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word project.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. undertaking, project, task, labornoun

    any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

    "he prepared for great undertakings"

  2. project, projectionverb

    a planned undertaking

  3. projectverb

    communicate vividly

    "He projected his feelings"

  4. stick out, protrude, jut out, jut, projectverb

    extend out or project in space

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

  5. projectverb

    transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another

  6. projectverb

    project on a screen

    "The images are projected onto the screen"

  7. projectverb

    cause to be heard

    "His voice projects well"

  8. projectverb

    draw a projection of

  9. plan, project, contrive, designverb

    make or work out a plan for; devise

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

  10. project, proposeverb

    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, imageverb

    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, throwverb

    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 offverb

    throw, send, or cast forward

    "project a missile"

  14. project, externalize, externaliseverb

    regard as objective

Wiktionary

  1. projectnoun

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

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

  2. projectnoun

    An urban low-income housing building.

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

  3. projectnoun

    A projectile.

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

  4. projectnoun

    A projection.

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

  5. projectverb

    To extend beyond a surface.

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

  6. projectverb

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

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

  7. projectverb

    To extend (a protrusion or appendage) outward.

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

  8. projectverb

    To make plans for; to forecast.

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

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

  9. projectverb

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

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

  10. projectverb

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Projectnoun

    the place from which a thing projects, or starts forth

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]

  2. Projectnoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]

  3. Projectnoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]

  4. Projectverb

    to throw or cast forward; to shoot forth

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]

  5. Projectverb

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

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]

  6. Projectverb

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]

  7. Projectverb

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

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]

  8. Projectverb

    to form a project; to scheme

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Project

    prōj′ekt, n. a plan: a scheme: contrivance. [O. Fr. project (Fr. projet)—L. projectumpro, before, jacĕre, to throw.]

  2. Project

    prō-jekt′, v.t. to throw out or forward: to cast forward in the mind: to contrive or devise: to exhibit (as in a mirror): to draw straight lines from a fixed point through every point of any body or figure, and let these fall upon a surface so as to form the points of a new figure: to exhibit in relief.—v.i. to shoot forward: to jut out: to be prominent.—adj. Projec′tile, projecting or throwing forward: impelling or impelled forward: that can be thrust forward.—n. a body projected by force, esp. through the air: a cannon or rifle ball.—adj. Projec′ting.—n. Projec′tion, the act of projecting: that which juts out: a plan or design: a delineation: a representation of any object on a plane, esp. (geom.) the earth's surface: (alch.) the act of throwing anything into a crucible, hence the act or result of transmutation of metals: the crisis of any process, esp. a culinary process.—adj. Projec′tive, produced by projection: (geom.) capable, as two plane figures, of being derived from one another by a number of projections and sections.—ns. Projectiv′ity; Project′ment (rare), design; Projec′tor, one who projects or forms schemes: a parabolic mirror: a camera for throwing an image on a screen; Projec′ture, a jutting out beyond the main line or surface.—Mercator's projection, a map of the world with meridian lines which are straight and parallel, and with parallels of latitude at distances from each other, increasing towards the poles, invented by the Flemish cosmographer, Mercator, in 1550.

Editors Contribution

  1. project

    A future amount, quantity or number.

    They did project they can hire the marquee for their wedding on the farm.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 18, 2020  
  2. project

    A perfect, accurate, easy, simple, structured, specific and detailed plan.

    The project was mapped before the date and well thought through so was easily achieved.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  
  3. project

    To intend or plan to do

    They do project forward an efficient and effective delivery date for the goods and services.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  

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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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of project in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of project in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of project in a Sentence

  1. Robert Bonhomme:

    Rose Goodhall is simply the sweetest, most down to Earth model I've ever had the joy of working with on any project.

  2. Li Hui:

    We are confident (about the project) as it has taken into considerations interests from all parties and the refinery will benefit the local people as well as the economic development of the country.

  3. Bikram Ghosh:

    The training was well received - it was clear that local-level officials want more information on basic climate science and adaptation measures before they can make the leap to project development.

  4. Rafael Pardo:

    Companies can choose to do these projects and the cost of the project will be deducted from their taxes, for the state it's a neutral process.

  5. Cosa Nostra:

    I started this project two years ago when this town was booming and everything was rock and roll, now everybody is crossing their fingers. We are struggling with the fact there are not a lot of people in town.

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