Definition of Protrude

1. Verb. Extend out or project in space. "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"

Exact synonyms: Jut, Jut Out, Project, Stick Out
Specialized synonyms: Overhang, Push Up, Thrust, Spear, Spear Up, Bag, Bulge, Cantilever
Derivative terms: Jutting, Projection, Protrusible, Protrusion, Protrusive



2. Verb. Bulge outward. "His eyes popped"
Exact synonyms: Bug Out, Bulge, Bulge Out, Come Out, Pop, Pop Out, Start
Generic synonyms: Change Form, Change Shape, Deform
Derivative terms: Bulge, Protrusible, Protrusion, Protrusive

3. Verb. Swell or protrude outwards. "His stomach bulged after the huge meal"
Exact synonyms: Bulge, Pouch
Generic synonyms: Change Form, Change Shape, Deform
Specialized synonyms: Bulk
Derivative terms: Bulge, Protrusible, Protrusion, Protrusive

Definition of Protrude

1. v. t. To thrust forward; to drive or force along.

2. v. i. To shoot out or forth; to be thrust forward; to extend beyond a limit; to project.

Definition of Protrude

1. Verb. To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protrude

1. to extend beyond the main portion [v -TRUDED, -TRUDING, -TRUDES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protrude

protraction
protractions
protractive
protractor
protractors
protracts
protrade
protreptic
protreptical
protreptics
protriptyline
protropin
protruberance
protruberances
protrudable
protrude (current term)
protruded
protrudes
protrudeth
protrudin
protruding
protrusibility
protrusible
protrusile
protrusion
protrusions
protrusive
protrusively
protrusiveness
protuberance

Literary usage of Protrude

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1. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1890)
"... which does not protrude into the opening. This will return the hernia and keep : it in place, while not preventing closure of; the opening. ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1866)
"... right side of the tumour, and helped to bind its edge, but permitted the bulging portion oil the same side to protrude between its inner border and that ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Railroads by Horace Gay Wood (1885)
"senger allows his hands or arm to protrude out of a window beyond the outer surface of the car, it is held to be negligence per se, which prevents a ..."

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