English - Pronunciation
English - Etymology 1
- A planned endeavor, usually with a specific goal and accomplished in several steps or stages.
- (dated) An idle scheme; an impracticable design.
- (obsolete) A projectile.
- (obsolete) A projection.
- (obsolete) The place from which a thing projects.
- (intransitive) To extend beyond a surface.
- (transitive) To cast (an image or shadow) upon a surface; to throw or cast forward; to shoot forth.
- (transitive) To extend (a protrusion or appendage) outward.
- (transitive) To make plans for; to forecast.
(transitive, reflexive) To present (oneself), to convey a certain impression, usually in a good way.
1946, Dr. Ralph S. Banay, The Milwaukeee Journal, Is Modern Woman a Failure:
- It is difficult to gauge the exact point at which women stop trying to fool men and really begin to deceive themselves, but an objective analyst cannot escape the conclusion (1) that partly from a natural device inherent in the species, women deliberately project upon actual or potential suitors an impression of themselves that is not an accurate picture of their total nature, and (2) that few women ever are privileged to see themselves as they really are.
- 1946, Dr. Ralph S. Banay, The Milwaukeee Journal, Is Modern Woman a Failure:
- (transitive, psychology, psychoanalysis) To assume wrongly qualities or mindsets in others based on one's own personality.
- (cartography) To change the projection (or coordinate system) of spatial data with another projection.
- (extend beyond a surface): jut, jut out, protrude, stick out
- (cast image/shadow): cast, throw
- (extend outward): extend, jut, jut out
- (make plans for; forecast): forecast, foresee, foretell,
English - References
English - Etymology 2