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1. prostrate

adjective. ['ˈprɑːstreɪt'] stretched out and lying at full length along the ground.

Synonyms

  • flat

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • prostratus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Prostrate

  • beret
  • chlorate
  • dehydrate
  • maret
  • perchlorate
  • rehydrate
  • verret
  • vibrate
  • zarate

How do you pronounce prostrate?

Pronounce prostrate as ˈprɑstreɪt.

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Sentences with prostrate


1. Adjective
There are cultivators that are columnar-shaped, but others have almost a prostrate form.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Crabgrass is a summer annual that spreads in a prostrate manner, creating a mat.

Quotes about prostrate


1. And then he said the next time he sees me the gloves are coming off. I said, "Doc, that‘s no way to perform a prostrate exam.
- Jarod Kintz, There are Two Typos of People in This World: Those Who Can Edit and Those Who Can't

2. But, oh, when gloomy doubts prevail,I fear to call thee mine;The springs of comfort seem to fail,And all my hopes decline.Yet, gracious God, where shall I flee?Thou art my only trust;And still my soul would cleave to thee,Though prostrate in the dust.
- Anne Steele

2. semi-prostrate

adjective. imperfectly prostrate; prostrate for part of its length.

Antonyms

  • vertical

3. prostrate

verb. ['ˈprɑːstreɪt'] render helpless or defenseless.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • prostratus (Latin)

4. prostrate

verb. ['ˈprɑːstreɪt'] get into a prostrate position, as in submission.

Synonyms

  • lie
  • lie down

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • prostratus (Latin)

5. prostrate

verb. ['ˈprɑːstreɪt'] throw down flat, as on the ground.

Antonyms

  • sensitise

Etymology

  • prostratus (Latin)

6. prostrate

adjective. ['ˈprɑːstreɪt'] lying face downward.

Synonyms

  • prone

Antonyms

  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • prostratus (Latin)
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