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Definition of the verb protrude

What does protrude mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: protruded | protruding | protrudes

  1. extend out or project in space
  2. bulge outward
  3. swell or protrude outwards
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonyms of protrude: bulge / pouch
    • more generic terms: change form / change shape / deform = assume a different shape or form
    • more specific word: bulk = stick out or up

Alternative definition of the verb protrude

verb

  1. To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for protrude

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Google previewMaster the ASVAB Basics (2010)

by Peterson's

Protrude means to thrust forward or project. For example, “The ledge protruded from the hilltop.” 32-D The root bio ...

Google previewMaster the ASVAB Basics--Practice Test 3 (2010)

Chapter 12 of 12 by Peterson's

Protrude means to thrust forward or project. For example, “The ledge protruded from the hilltop.” 32-D The root bio means life and sphere refers to a globular body, like the earth. Biosphere refers to a globe of life. 33-A The context clue in this ...

Google previewStarfish, Urchins, and Other Echinoderms (2006)

TEST OF STRENGTH Beneath the thin layer of skin from which a sea urchin's spines protrude is a tough, solid shell containing the animal's organs. This test is formed from plates of calcium carbonate that are welded together. As well as being ...

Google previewA Carib Grammar and Dictionary (2008)

by Henk Courtz

/vt/ cause to protrude, cause to bulge out (w)enukairo /vm/ cause ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Some Tuamotuan Dialects of the Polynesian Language (2013)

by J.F. Stimson, Donald Stanley Marshall

To protrude, stick out the tongue; | *ero, toro.

teru To protrude; as one end of two sticks or similar objects which have been fastened end to end but from which the ...

Google previewA Dictionary (1841)

English and Burmese by Charles Lane

Protrude, v. a. o§:cgor5oo(£ Protuberance, * . 93£$s93cftsogo5cooo Proud, a. elated, 8o5g§cg5cooo arrogant, haughty, ...

Google previewDictionary of the Alabama Language (1993)

by Cora Sylestine, Heather K. Hardy, Timothy Montler

protrude to bulge, protrude, pooch Out: poksi. protuberance bokko. proud act superior to, look down on: istimilahota, to be a bragger, proud, vain: ilahota. to be proud, act invincible, act macho (e.g. beat the chest), show off innakni, ...

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Usage statistics about protrude

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb protrude:

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Protrude Meaning

Video shows what protrude means. To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out.. To thrust forward; to drive or force ...

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Scrabble value of P3R1O1T1R1U1D2E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of PROTRUDE

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  • PRE-TUDOR

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