project onto

Definition of project onto

  1. :  to believe or imagine that (one's ideas, feelings, etc.) are shared by (another person) She projected her fears onto him.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a specific plan or design :  scheme

    :  idea

    :  a planned undertaking: such as

  1. :  to devise in the mind :  design

    :  to plan, figure, or estimate for the future

    :  to throw or cast forward :  thrust

  1. :  to a position on

    :  in or into a state of awareness about

    : used as a function word to indicate a set each element of which is the image of at least one element of another set

  1. :  mapping elements in such a way that every element in one set is the image of at least one element in another set

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