Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “project”

See all translations

project

verb
 
 
/prəʊˈdʒekt/
CALCULATE [T] to calculate an amount or make a guess about the future based on information that you have: [often passive, + to do sth] As people live longer, the demand for health care is projected to increase dramatically. projected costs/growth Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
IMAGE [T] to show a film or other image on a screen or a wall: Laser images were projected onto a screen.PhotographyCinema - general words
QUALITY [T] If you project a particular quality, that quality is what most people notice about you: She projected an image of strong leadership.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
project from/into/out, etc formal to stick outProtruding and sticking out
(Definition of project verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “project” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck out

to be very lucky

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More