Protrude

  • 1Protrude — Pro*trude , v. i. To shoot out or forth; to be thrust forward; to extend beyond a limit; to project. [1913 Webster] The parts protrude beyond the skin. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Protrude — Pro*trude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Protruded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Protruding}.] [L. protrudere, protrusum; pro forward + trudere to thrust. See {Threat}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To thrust forward; to drive or force along. Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

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  • 3protrude — index overlap, project (extend beyond) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4protrude — 1610s, to drive along, thrust forward, from L. protrudere thrust forward, from pro forward + trudere to thrust (see EXTRUSION (Cf. extrusion)). Intransitive meaning stick out first recorded 1620s …

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  • 5protrude — *bulge, jut, stick out, protuberate, project, overhang, beetle Analogous words: obtrude (see INTRUDE): *extend, prolong: swell, distend, *expand …

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  • 6protrude — [v] stick out beetle, bulge, butt out, come through, distend, extend, extrude, jut, jut out, obtrude, overhang, point, poke, pop, pouch, pout, project, shoot out, stand out, start, stick up, swell; concepts 208,746 Ant. depress, sink …

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  • 7protrude — ► VERB ▪ extend beyond or above a surface. DERIVATIVES protrusion noun. ORIGIN Latin protrudere to thrust forward …

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  • 8protrude — [prō tro͞od′, prətro͞od] vt., vi. protruded, protruding [L protrudere < pro , forth + trudere, to THRUST] to thrust or jut out; project protrudent adj …

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  • 9protrude — v. (D; intr.) to protrude from * * * [prə truːd] (D; intr.) to protrude from …

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  • 10protrude — UK [prəˈtruːd] / US [prəˈtrud] verb [intransitive] Word forms protrude : present tense I/you/we/they protrude he/she/it protrudes present participle protruding past tense protruded past participle protruded to be further forward than the rest of… …

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  • 11protrude — verb Protrude is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑knife, ↑lip, ↑stomach, ↑wire …

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  • 12protrude — pro|trude [prəˈtru:d US prou ] v [i]written [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: protrudere, from trudere to push ] to stick out from somewhere protrude from ▪ The envelope was protruding from her bag …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13protrude — verb (protruded; protruding) Etymology: Latin protrudere, from pro + trudere to thrust more at threat Date: 1620 transitive verb 1. archaic to thrust forward 2. to cause to project intransitive verb to jut out from the surround …

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  • 14protrude — protrudent, adj. protrusible /proh trooh seuh beuhl, zeuh , preuh /, protrudable, adj. /proh troohd , preuh /, v., protruded, protruding. v.i. 1. to project. v.t. 2. to thrust forward; cause to project. [1610 20; < L protrudere to thrust forward …

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  • 15protrude — verb To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out. Archegonia are surrounded early in their development by the juvenile perianth, through the slender beak of which the elongated neck of the fertilized&#8230; …

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  • 16protrude — To thrust forward or project. * * * pro·trude prō trüd vb, pro·trud·ed; pro·trud·ing vt to cause to project &LT;the mentalis raises and protrudes the lower lip (Gray s Anatomy)&GT; vi to jut out from the surrounding surface …

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