projet

noun
pro·​jet | \ prō-ˈzhā How to pronounce projet (audio) , ˈprō-ˌzhā\
plural projets\ prō-​ˈzhā(z) How to pronounce projets (audio) , ˈprō-​ˌzhā(z) \

Definition of projet

1 : plan especially : a draft of a proposed measure or treaty
2 : a projected or proposed design

First Known Use of projet

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for projet

French, from Middle French pourget, from pourjeter, projeter, literally, to throw forward, from por- (from Latin porro forward; akin to Greek pro- forward) + jeter to throw — more at for, jet

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about projet

Statistics for projet

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for projet

The first known use of projet was in 1808

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for projet

projet

noun
pro·​jet | \ prō-ˈzhā, -ˈzhet How to pronounce projet (audio) \

Legal Definition of projet

in the civil law of Louisiana : a draft of a proposed code or constitution

History and Etymology for projet

French, literally, plan

More from Merriam-Webster on projet

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with projet

Comments on projet

What made you want to look up projet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a device or gadget

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!