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Definition of Prostrate

Prostrate
Prostrate Pros"trate, a. [L. prostratus, p. p. of prosternere to prostrate; pro before, forward + sternere to spread out, throw down. See Stratum.] 1. Lying at length, or with the body extended on the ground or other surface; stretched out; as, to sleep prostrate. --Elyot. Groveling and prostrate on yon lake of fire. --Milton. 2. Lying at mercy, as a supplicant. --Dryden. 3. Lying in a humble, lowly, or suppliant posture. Prostrate fall Before him reverent, and there confess Humbly our faults. --Milton. 4. (Bot.) Trailing on the ground; procumbent.
Prostrate
Prostrate Pros"trate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prostrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Prostrating.] 1. To lay fiat; to throw down; to level; to fell; as, to prostrate the body; to prostrate trees or plants. --Evelyn. 2. to overthrow; to demolish; to destroy; to deprive of efficiency; to ruin; as, to prostrate a village; to prostrate a government; to prostrate law or justice. 3. To throw down, or cause to fall in humility or adoration; to cause to bow in humble reverence; used reflexively; as, he prostrated himself. --Milman. 4. To cause to sink totally; to deprive of strength; to reduce; as, a person prostrated by fever.

Meaning of Prostrate from wikipedia

- Prostrate may refer to:- Prostration, a position of submission in religion etc. Prone position, a face-down orientation of the body Prostrate shrub, a...
- Prostrate pigweed is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Amaranthus albus Amaranthus blitoides This page is an index of articles on plant...
- A prostrate shrub is a woody plant, most of the branches of which lie upon or just above the ground, rather than being held erect as are the branches...
- Euphorbia maculata, known as spotted spurge, prostrate spurge (not to be confused with Euphorbia prostrata), milk purslane, or spotted sandmat, is a fast-growing...
- granted you leave to prostrate yourselves on any surface that is clean ..." (note #10) and "He also condemns such practices as prostrating oneself before another...
- Euphorbia prostrata is a species of spurge known by the common name prostrate spurge or prostrate sandmat. It is native to the Caribbean and certain parts of...
- Asclepias prostrata, commonly known as prostrate milkweed, is a species of perennial plant in the genus Asclepias. It has triangular to elliptical foliage...
- Prostate cancer is the uncontrolled growth of cells in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system below the bladder. Abnormal growth of prostate...
- narrow-leaved bird's-foot-trefoil, slender trefoil, creeping trefoil, or prostrate trefoil. "Lotus tenuis Waldst. & Kit. ex Willd". Plants of the World Online...
- The prostate (/ˈprɒs.teɪt/) is both an accessory gland of the male reproductive system and a muscle-driven mechanical switch between urination and ejaculation...