Project


Project
Project Proj"ect (?; 277), n. [OF. project, F. projet, fr. L. projectus, p. p. of projicere to project; pro forward + jacere to throw. See {Jet} a shooting forth, and cf. {Projet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The place from which a thing projects, or starts forth. [Obs.] --Holland. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is projected or designed; something intended or devised; a scheme; a design; a plan. [1913 Webster]

Vented much policy, and projects deep. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Projects of happiness devised by human reason. --Rogers. [1913 Webster]

He entered into the project with his customary ardor. --Prescott. [1913 Webster]

3. An idle scheme; an impracticable design; as, a man given to projects. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Design; scheme; plan; purpose.

Usage: {Project}, {Design}. A project is something of a practical nature thrown out for consideration as to its being done. A design is a project when matured and settled, as a thing to be accomplished. An ingenious man has many projects, but, if governed by sound sense, will be slow in forming them into designs. See also {Scheme}. [1913 Webster]


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