Meaning of “project” - Learner’s Dictionary

project

verb uk us /prəʊˈdʒekt/
CALCULATE [ T ]

to calculate an amount or make a guess about the future based on information that you have:

projected costs/growth
IMAGE [ T ]

to show a film or other image on a screen or a wall:

Laser images were projected onto a screen.
QUALITY [ T ]

If you project a particular quality, that quality is what most people notice about you:

She projected an image of strong leadership.
project from/into/out, etc formal

to stick out

(Definition of “project verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)