Prostrate

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Prostrate - Prostration, a position of submission in religion etc. Prone position, a face-down orientation of the body Prostrate shrub, a plant with a trailing habit.

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Definitions of "prostrate"

  • To put or throw flat with the face down, as in submission or adoration: "He did not simply sit and meditate, he also knelt down, sometimes even prostrated himself” ( Iris Murdoch). verb-transitive
  • To cause to lie flat: The wind prostrated the young trees. verb-transitive
  • To reduce to extreme weakness or incapacitation; overcome: an illness that prostrated an entire family; a nation that was prostrated by years of civil war. verb-transitive
  • Lying face down, as in submission or adoration. adjective
  • Lying flat or at full length. adjective
  • Reduced to extreme weakness or incapacitation; overcome. adjective
  • Botany Growing flat along the ground. adjective
  • Lying flat, facedown. adjective
  • Emotionally devastated. adjective
  • Physically incapacitated from environmental exposure or debilitating disease. adjective
  • To lie flat or facedown. verb
  • To throw oneself down in submission (also figuratively). verb
  • To cause to lie down, to flatten; (figuratively) to overcome or overpower. verb
  • Lying at length, or with the body extended on the ground or other surface; stretched out. adjective
  • Lying at mercy, as a supplicant. adjective
  • Lying in a humble, lowly, or suppliant posture. adjective
  • Trailing on the ground; procumbent. adjective
  • To lay fiat; to throw down; to level; to fell verb-transitive
  • to overthrow; to demolish; to destroy; to deprive of efficiency; to ruin verb-transitive

The word "prostrate" in example sentences

By the way, avoid some embarrassment by not confusing prostate, which can be inflamed enough to knock you to the floor, with the word prostrate, which means you are lying flat on the floor.. [You Staying Young]

My joints are stiff, my prostrate is large, And I must answer to the captain in charge.. [Florida Keys Swordfish Limerick Contest]

Or sit out there making a Daisy Chain, but I think after my photography session I've had enough suspicious glances from my neighbours seeing me yet again prostrate on my lawn.. [Spring is Sprung]

My joints are stiff, my prostrate is largeAnd I must answer to the man in charge.. [Florida Keys Swordfish Limerick Contest]

My joints are stiff, my prostrate is large, And I must answer to the man in charge.. [Florida Keys Swordfish Limerick Contest]

A World News article in some editions Friday misspelled the word as prostrate.. [Corrections & Amplifications]

He recalled the prostrate form of Henry Xonck — it might not be long before Francis Xonck was more powerful than five Harald Crabbés put together.. [The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters]

Arise -- for he had "fallen down on his face at His feet" (Lu 17: 16) and there lain prostrate. faith made thee whole -- not as the others, merely in body, but in that higher spiritual sense with which His constant language has so familiarized us.. [Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible]

While the light still strengthened, while the slow minutes still followed each other unheeded, the one influence that could rouse Sydney found her at last -- set her faint heart throbbing -- called her prostrate spirit to life again.. [The Evil Genius]

Jeremy, in the case of the Magi, the Greek term should probably be translated in the "prostrate" sense.. [Did Jesus Claim To Be God?]

But in the last example Milton's pronunciation would give the second syllable of 'prostrate' a weak accent to support the metrical stress.. [The Principles of English Versification]

Iraq was already "prostrate" under Mr. Hussein, he said, and the impact of economic sanctions, and the invasion and its aftermath, made things worse.. [Prairie Weather]

In the area of sex, the most popular word that is garbled is the "prostrate" gland, and on sober thought its malfunction could well do that to a man.. [VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 1]

Thomas Injury Gives Giants Halftime Scare The halftime marching band took the field and the Giants' wide receiver Devin Thomas still lay prostrate on the MetLife field.. [Knicks to Sign Davis, Battling a Back Injury]

She hoped, she said, that "one day people will prostrate themselves, blinded by our love, as if by the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.". [Czar-Crossed Writers]

Yesterday it got up to 90 and we don't have the air conditioner in the window yet, so I was pretty much prostrate with sweaty torpor and just concentrating on breathing.. [Odin's Day]

Prostrate Translates

TurkishProstrate English to Turkish Translate
s., f. yüzükoyun yatmış, yere uzanmış; birinin ayağına kapanmış, insafına kalmış; halsiz kalmış, takati kesilmiş; bot. yerde uzanan; f. yere sermek, yere yıkmak; halsiz bırakmak, bitkin hale koymak. prostrate oneself secde etmek. prostrate oneself before ayağına kapanmak. prostra'tion i. bir şeyi veya kimseyi yere serme; secde; yere atılma, yere kapanma; takatsizlik, dermansızlık, aşırı yorgunluk; bezginlik.s., f. yüzükoyun yatmış, yere uzanmış; birinin ayağına kapanmış, insafına kalmış; halsiz kalmış, takati kesilmiş; bot. yerde uzanan; f. yere sermek, yere yıkmak; halsiz bırakmak, bitkin hale koymak. prostrate oneself secde etmek. prostrate oneself before ayağına kapanmak. prostra'tion i. bir şeyi veya kimseyi yere serme; secde; yere atılma, yere kapanma; takatsizlik, dermansızlık, aşırı yorgunluk; bezginlik.

Prostrate on Social Media

LFaithPittman1
LFaithPittman1
2019-01-17

@FirstLadyRamona My dad about 4 yrs ago had a serious attack with prostrate. It messed with his urinary tract and b…

Doc_HervNerbler
Doc_HervNerbler
2019-01-17

@sweetdeesez: I mean, I guess that makes sense since all white people who don’t prostrate themselves at the foot of the SJW mob are Nazi…

LandRunCoffee
LandRunCoffee
2019-01-17

@pacelattin Yea but do you have a cat that wakes you up at 4:30am to go out because of prostrate problems?

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