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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"
start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out, come outverb
"His eyes popped"
bulge, pouch, protrudeverb
swell or protrude outwards
"His stomach bulged after the huge meal"
To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out.
Etymology: From protrudo.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To thrust forward.
Etymology: protrudo, Lat.
When the stomach has performed its office upon the food, it protrudes it into the guts, by whose peristaltick motion it is gently conveyed along. John Locke.
They were not left, upon the sea’s being protruded forwards, and constrained to fall off from certain coasts by the mud or earth, which is discharged into it by rivers. John Woodward.
By slow degrees,
High as the hills protrude the swelling vales. James Thomson.
His left arm extended, and fore finger protruded. Thomas Garlick.
To thrust itself forward.
If the spirits be not merely detain’d, but protrude a little, and that motion be confused, there followeth putrefaction. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist.
to thrust forward; to drive or force along
to thrust out, as through a narrow orifice or from confinement; to cause to come forth
to shoot out or forth; to be thrust forward; to extend beyond a limit; to project
Etymology: [L. protrudere, protrusum; pro forward + trudere to thrust. See Threat.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prō-trōōd′, v.t. to thrust or push forward: to drive along: to put out.—v.i. to be thrust forward or beyond the usual limit.—adjs. Protrud′able, Protru′sile, protractile; Protru′sible, able to be protruded.—n. Protru′sion, the act of thrusting forward or beyond the usual limit: the state of being protruded: that which protrudes.—adj. Protru′sive, thrusting or impelling forward: protruding.—adv. Protru′sively.—n. Protru′siveness. [L. protrudĕre—pro, forward, trudĕre, to thrust.]
The numerical value of protrude in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of protrude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of protrude in a Sentence
Many people are misquoted not by the language that they speak, but by the language of their behaviors that protrude their personalities.
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- ينتأ- يبرزArabic
- herausragen, herausstehen, hervorragenGerman
- sobresalir, protruirSpanish
- pullistua, harottaa, sojottaa, pistää, törröttää, työntyäFinnish
- standa út, skaga framIcelandic
- sporgere, protendersi, sportareItalian
- 出っ張る, 出張る, 突き出るJapanese
- 불거지다, 내다Korean
- kounu, whakapupū, whātero, whererei, pūreroMāori
- выдаваться, высовываться, торчать, выступатьRussian
- sticka utSwedish
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