Associations to the word «Prostrate»


PROSTRATE, adjective. Lying flat, facedown.
PROSTRATE, adjective. Emotionally devastated.
PROSTRATE, adjective. Physically incapacitated from environmental exposure or debilitating disease.
PROSTRATE, adjective. (botany) Trailing on the ground; procumbent.
PROSTRATE, verb. ​(Often reflexive) To lie flat or facedown.
PROSTRATE, verb. To throw oneself down in submission (also figuratively).
PROSTRATE, verb. To cause to lie down, to flatten; (figuratively) to overcome or overpower.

Dictionary definition

PROSTRATE, verb. Get into a prostrate position, as in submission.
PROSTRATE, verb. Render helpless or defenseless; "They prostrated the enemy".
PROSTRATE, verb. Throw down flat, as on the ground; "She prostrated herself with frustration".
PROSTRATE, adjective. Stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor".
PROSTRATE, adjective. Lying face downward.

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle