Protrude

  • 1 Protrude — 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] …

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

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

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

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

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

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  • 12 protrude — 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

  • 13 protrude — 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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  • 14 protrude — 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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  • 15 protrude — 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… …

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

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  • 17 protrude — Synonyms and related words: arise, bail out, balloon, beetle, belly out, break cover, break forth, bristle up, bulge, burst forth, cock up, come, come forth, come out, debouch, disembogue, effuse, emanate, emerge, erupt, extend, extrude, goggle,… …

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  • 18 protrude — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. jut, bulge, extend, project. See convexity. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. come through, stick out, jut out, swell, point, obtrude, project, extrude, stick up, distend, pop out*. III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 19 protrude — pro|trude [ prə trud ] verb intransitive to be further forward than the rest of something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 protrude — [[t]prətru͟ːd, AM proʊ [/t]] protrudes, protruding, protruded VERB If something protrudes from somewhere, it sticks out. [FORMAL] [V prep] ...a huge round mass of smooth rock protruding from the water... The tip of her tongue was protruding… …

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