prostrate yourselves, then, before the Most High, and secure his favor by the practice of every virtue.
prostrate before Emmanuel's throne, they repeated their confession.
prostrate between two rocks lying across the path, her wild flight came to an end.
prostrate before the King, he seemingly lived but for his smile.
prostrate she lay, the blood stream pouring over the real lord of this harem.
prostrate she fell on the floor; but hearing a waiter say, 'Up stairs, madam, you may have a room to yourself.'
Procumbent or prostrate, lying flat on the ground from the first.
prostrate upon my knees I daily prayed for deliverance; but my prayers were not heard.
prostrate herbs, with whorled leaves and small whitish axillary flowers without petals, in summer.
prostrate the Slave Oligarchy, and the door will be open to all generous principles.
mid-14c., "lying face-down" (in submission, worship, etc.), from Latin prostratus, past participle of prosternere "strew in front, throw down," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + sternere "to spread out," from PIE root *stere- "to spread, extend, stretch out" (see structure (n.)). Figurative use from 1590s. General sense of "laid out, knocked flat" is from 1670s.
early 15c., prostraten, "prostrate oneself," from prostrate (adj.). Related: Prostrated; prostrating.