|1.||a proposal, scheme, or design|
|2.||a. a task requiring considerable or concerted effort, such as one by students|
|b. the subject of such a task|
|3.||(US) short for housing project|
|4.||(tr) to propose or plan|
|5.||(tr) to predict; estimate; extrapolate: we can project future needs on the basis of the current birth rate|
|6.||(tr) to throw or cast forwards|
|7.||to jut or cause to jut out|
|8.||(tr) to send forth or transport in the imagination: to project oneself into the future|
|9.||(tr) to cause (an image) to appear on a surface|
|10.||to cause (one's voice) to be heard clearly at a distance|
|a. (intr) (esp of a child) to believe that others share one's subjective mental life|
|b. Compare introject to impute to others (one's hidden desires and impulses), esp as a means of defending oneself|
|12.||(tr) geometry to draw a projection of|
|13.||(intr) to communicate effectively, esp to a large gathering|
|[C14: from Latin prōicere to throw down, from |
project proj·ect (prŏj'kt', -ĭkt)
A plan or proposal; a scheme.
An undertaking requiring concerted effort.
To extend forward or out; jut out:
To cause an image to appear on a surface.
In psychology, to externalize and attribute something, such as an emotion, to someone or something else.