What does project mean?

Definitions for project
ˈprɒdʒ ɛkt, -ɪkt or, esp. Brit., ˈproʊ dʒɛkt; prəˈdʒɛktpro·ject

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  1. project(Noun)

    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. project(Noun)

    An urban low-income housing building.

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

  3. project(Noun)

    A projectile.

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

  4. project(Noun)

    A projection.

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

  5. project(Verb)

    To extend beyond a surface.

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

  6. project(Verb)

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

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

  7. project(Verb)

    To extend (a protrusion or appendage) outward.

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

  8. project(Verb)

    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. project(Verb)

    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. project(Verb)

    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. Project(noun)

    the place from which a thing projects, or starts forth

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

  2. Project(noun)

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

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

  3. Project(noun)

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

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

  4. Project(verb)

    to throw or cast forward; to shoot forth

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

  5. Project(verb)

    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. 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

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

  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

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

  8. Project(verb)

    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. The Games:

    We wanted to engage immediately with the new president (Macron). He was very receptive and committed. Two days after taking office he decided to welcome the evaluation commission, for him it is a national project, a national priority.

  2. President Trump:

    He also said they are still considering restrictive language in the appropriations bill and what that means for current projects. He added that money, which he called a down-payment, will be funding construction and repair in areas including San Diego, Calexico, and Santa Theresa, New Mexico. He said that the Calexico project started last week. President Trump objected to the $ 1.3 trillion omnibus bill due to the lack of funding for border security, and has been looking into the possibility of getting the military to fund the approximately $ 25 billion project. Conservatives noted that the bill limited the approximately 100 miles of new construction and repairs to already approved models -- not the prototypes President Trump recently viewed in California. While Vitiello noted that a lot of the 100 miles was replacement, he said it was new construction and that some parts are moving from old, often dilapidated fencing to 30-foot steel bollard designs. He said that, for instance, in El Paso a three-foot vehicle barrier was being replaced by 18 or 30 foot wall. On what needs to be done, Vitiello said that that the entire wall project would cover approximately 1,000 miles with various wall structures, he believed $ 25 billion in funding would adequately fund that project. He said that from the testing of the prototypes, a new design standard was being formulated that would be used going forward. Currently, approximately 654 miles of the border are covered by some form of fencing or barrier. Vitiello's remarks come a day after President Trump touted the early stages of construction at a speech in Richfield, Ohio. We started our wall — what a thing of beauty.

  3. Katherine Farley:

    His gift provides the critical impetus for the project’s fundraising campaign, david has devoted much of his remarkable career to fostering young artists and musicians.

  4. Mark Giblett:

    There's potentially a lot of appetite for the airport train project, but the main question for investors and lenders is, 'How do you make money out of it?'.

  5. Barack Obama:

    I want to make sure that the whole world is able to pass onto future generations the God-given beauty of this planet, if all of America is joining around this critical project, then we can have confidence that we're doing right by future generations and passing onto our kids all the blessings that we've received.

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