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project

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of project

  1. a method worked out in advance for achieving some objective an ambitious project to develop the city's waterfront Synonyms of project arrangement, blueprint, design, game, game plan, ground plan, master plan, program, plan, road map, scheme, strategy, systemWords Related to project collusion, conspiracy, plot; contrivance, device, gambit, maneuver, ruse, stratagem, subterfuge, trick; counterplan, counterstrategy; means, tactic, technique, way; procedure, protocol; conception, idea, projet, proposal, specific(s), specification(s); aim, intent, intention, purpose; diagram, formula, layout, map, pattern, platform, policy, recipe, setup

Synonym Discussion of project

plan, design, plot, scheme, project mean a method devised for making or doing something or achieving an end. plan always implies mental formulation and sometimes graphic representation.
    • plans for a house
design often suggests a particular pattern and some degree of achieved order or harmony.
    • a design for a new dress
plot implies a laying out in clearly distinguished sections with attention to their relations and proportions.
    • the plot of the play
scheme stresses calculation of the end in view and may apply to a plan motivated by craftiness and self-interest.
    • a scheme to defraud the government
project often stresses imaginative scope and vision.
    • a project to develop the waterfront

project

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of project

  1. 1 to extend outward beyond a usual point some boulders projected dangerously out above the trail Synonyms of project bag, balloon, beetle, belly, billow, bunch, jut, overhang, poke, pooch [chiefly dialect], pouch, pout, bulge, protrude, stand out, start, stick out, swellWords Related to project dome; blow up, inflate; dilate, distend, expand; mushroom, snowball; elongate, extend, lengthen, stretchNear Antonyms of project compress, condense, constrict, contract, shrink

  2. 2 to work out the details of (something) in advance we must project next year's budget now Synonyms of project arrange, blueprint, budget, calculate, chart, choreograph, design, frame, lay out, map (out), organize, prepare, plan, scheme (out), shape, strategize (about)Words Related to project conspire, contrive, devise, intrigue, machinate, plot, put up; concert, get up; draft, outline, sketch; aim, figure, have on, intend, mean; contemplate, meditate, premeditate



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