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Definition of "project" []

  • A plan or proposal; a scheme. See Synonyms at plan. (noun)
  • An undertaking requiring concerted effort: a community cleanup project; a government-funded irrigation project. (noun)
  • An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons. (noun)
  • A housing project. (noun)
  • To thrust outward or forward: project one's jaw in defiance. (verb-transitive)
  • A proposal, scheme, or design (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A task requiring considerable or concerted effort, such as one by students (noun)
  • The subject of such a task (noun)
  • To propose or plan (verb)
  • To predict; estimate; extrapolate (verb)
  • To throw or cast forwards (verb)
  • To jut or cause to jut out (verb)
  • To send forth or transport in the imagination (verb)
  • To cause (an image) to appear on a surface (verb)
  • To cause (one's voice) to be heard clearly at a distance (verb)
  • (esp of a child) to believe that others share one's subjective mental life (verb)
  • To impute to others (one's hidden desires and impulses), esp as a means of defending oneself (verb)
  • To draw a projection of (verb)
  • To communicate effectively, esp to a large gathering (verb)

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Use "project" in a sentence
  • "Change to your project directory (e.g. 'cd/d "D: \my project\"')"
  • "This project code is highlighted in GREEN in the uploaded word document attached to this project******** homepage to make sure you don't forget about our website next time you need to develop an IT project for yourself or your company."
  • "{: name = > \ "Nike\"} end it \ "should create a project for the account\" do do_post Account. first.should have (1). project end it \ "should create a video for the project\" do do_post Account. first.projects.first.should have (1). video end end"