Protrude meaning

prō-tro͝od
To extend or jut out; project.
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To protrude is defined as to stick out.

An example of to protrude is what a nose does from a face.

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To push or thrust outward.

Muscles that allow the tongue to be protruded.

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To thrust or jut out; project.
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To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out.
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To thrust forward; to drive or force along.

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To thrust out, as through a narrow orifice or from confinement; to cause to come forth.
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Origin of protrude

  • Latin prōtrūdere prō- forward pro–1 trūdere to thrust treud- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin prōtrÅ«dō, prōtrÅ«dere.

    From Wiktionary