HyperDic: prostrate

English > 5 senses of the word prostrate:
VERBmotionprostrate, bow downget into a prostrate position, as in submission / submission
changeprostraterender helpless or defenseless
contactprostratethrow down flat, as on the ground
ADJECTIVEallprostrate, flatstretched out and lying at full length along the ground
allprostrate, pronelying face downward
prostrate > pronunciation
Soundspraa'streyt
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > prostrate: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningStretched out and lying at full length along the ground.
Synonymflat
Broaderunerectnot upright in position or posture
Spanishpostrado
English > prostrate: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglying face downward.
Synonymprone
Broaderunerectnot upright in position or posture
Spanishpostrado
English > prostrate: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningGet into a prostrate position, as in submission / submission.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymbow down
Broaderlie down, lieassume a reclining position
Spanishpostrarse, postrar
Nounsprostrationthe act of assuming a prostrate position
prostrationabject submission
English > prostrate: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningRender helpless or defenseless.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"They prostrated the enemy"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Nounsprostrationabject submission
English > prostrate: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningThrow down flat, as on the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"She prostrated herself with frustration"
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Nounsprostrationthe act of assuming a prostrate position

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