projection, project
n. a planned undertaking
propose, project
v. present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity"
externalise, externalize, project
v. regard as objective
v. communicate vividly; "He projected his feelings"
v. transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another
send off, project
v. throw, send, or cast forward; "project a missile"
design, contrive, project, plan
v. make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
v. draw a projection of
v. project on a screen; "The images are projected onto the screen"
v. cause to be heard; "His voice projects well"
jut out, stick out, project, jut, protrude
v. extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"
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n. the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war
end, goal
n. the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means"
n. (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal; "his intentions are entirely honorable"
stretch forth, hold out, put out, stretch out, exsert, extend
v. thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
contemplate, meditate, study
v. think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study"
v. plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the overthrow of the government"
v. intend or have as a purpose; "She designed to go far in the world of business"
organise, orchestrate, organize, direct, engineer, mastermind
v. plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
count on, forecast, figure, reckon, estimate, calculate
v. judge to be probable
direct, aim, calculate
v. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
set up, arrange
v. put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
cast off
v. make the last row of stitches when knitting
v. throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
create, make
v. make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
v. begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta"
v. create or produce in a mechanical way; "This novelist has been manufacturing his books following his initial success"
trump up, concoct
v. invent; "trump up charges"
foresee, envision
v. picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him as President"
bring about
v. cause to move into the opposite direction; "they brought about the boat when they saw a storm approaching"
squeeze out, extrude
v. form or shape by forcing through an opening; "extrude steel"
outline, draft
v. draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"
extemporize, improvise
v. manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand; "after the hurricane destroyed our house, we had to improvise for weeks"
give rise to, bring about, produce
v. cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
push, press
v. make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, advance
v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
thrust, hurtle, hurl, lunge
v. make a thrusting forward movement
squeeze, shove, stuff, thrust
v. press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
v. watch (a movie or play) before it is released to the general public
v. threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"
cast, hurtle, hurl
v. throw forcefully
deposit, stick, wedge, lodge
v. put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
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