(noun, verb)


1. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

Similar word(s): labor, task, undertaking

Definition categories: act, work

2. a planned undertaking

Similar word(s): projection

Definition categories: thought, plan, program, programme

Sentences with project as a noun:

- a man given to projects


1. communicate vividly

- He projected his feelings

Definition categories: communication, communicate, intercommunicate

2. extend out or project in space

Similar word(s): jut, protrude

Definition categories: stative

3. transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another

Definition categories: contact, channel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit, transport

4. project on a screen

- The images are projected onto the screen

Definition categories: perception, show

5. cause to be heard

- His voice projects well

Definition categories: perception

6. draw a projection of

Definition categories: creation, draw

7. make or work out a plan for; devise

Similar word(s): contrive, design, plan

Definition categories: creation

8. present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.

- He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism

- She proposed a new theory of relativity

- The candidate projects himself as a moderate and a reformer

Similar word(s): propose

Definition categories: cognition, plan

9. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

Similar word(s): envision, fancy, figure, image, picture, see, visualise, visualize

Definition categories: creation, envisage, ideate, imagine

10. put or send forth

Similar word(s): cast, contrive, throw

Definition categories: creation, direct, send

11. throw, send, or cast forward

- project a missile

Definition categories: contact, impel, propel

12. regard as objective

Similar word(s): externalise, externalize

Definition categories: cognition, ascribe, assign, attribute, impute

Sentences with project as a verb:

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