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prostrate /prostrate/
  • tính từ
    • nằm úp sấp, nằm sóng soài
    • nằm phủ phục
    • (thực vật học) bò
    • bị đánh gục, bị lật nhào
    • mệt lử, kiệt sức[prɔs'treit]
    • ngoại động từ
      • đặt (ai...) nằm úp sấp, đặt (ai...) nằm sóng soài
        • to prostrate oneself: phủ phục
        • to prostrate oneself before someone: phủ phục trước ai
      • (nghĩa bóng) đánh gục, lật đổ, lật nhào, bắt hàng phục
      • làm mệt lử, làm kiệt sức
    Concise Dictionary
    prostrates|prostrated|prostratingprɑ'streɪt /prɒ-
    +get into a prostrate position, as in submission
    +render helpless or defenseless
    +throw down flat, as on the ground
    +stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
    +lying face downward

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 Usually, prostrate oneself. lie down, kowtow, bow (down), bow and scrape, grovel, kneel, fall to or on one's knees, truckle, crawl, cringe, submit, abase oneself:
    The captives were forced to prostrate themselves before the emperor.
    2 overwhelm, overcome, overpower, crush, lay or bring low, paralyse, fell, bowl over, floor, bring down, humble, make helpless, ruin; exhaust, fatigue, weary, wear down or out, tire (out):
    They were prostrated by grief at the loss of their son. Having been prostrated for months by glandular fever, she finally recovered and returned to work.
    3 prone, horizontal, lying down, laid low, stretched out, procumbent, recumbent, Formal or technical accumbent, decumbent:
    The prostrate bodies of the worshippers in their multicoloured garb resembled a huge patchwork quilt.
    4 overwhelmed, overcome, overpowered, crushed, brought or laid low, paralysed, felled, bowled over, brought down, humbled, helpless, ruined, brought to one's knees, powerless, impotent, defenceless, disarmed, Colloq floored:
    She was prostrate at the news of the car crash. After the long war, the countries were struggling to revitalize their prostrate economies
    5 exhausted, drained, fatigued, spent, worn out, wearied, weary, tired (out), dead tired, dog-tired, played out, Colloq fagged out, knocked out, all in, beat, bushed, US wiped out, Slang shagged out, US and Canadian pooped (out):
    We were prostrate after the long climb.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, verb
    + adjective (written)
    1 lying on the ground and facing downwards: They fell prostrate in worship. + He stumbled over Luke's prostrate body.
    2 ~ (with sth) so shocked, upset, etc. that you cannot do anything: She was prostrate with grief after her son's death.
    + verb [VN] (written)
    1 ~ yourself to lie on your front with your face looking downwards, especially as an act of worship
    2 [usually passive] to make sb feel weak, shocked, and unable to do anything: He was expecting to find her prostrated by the tragedy. + For months he was prostrated with grief.
    Collocation Dictionary


    be, lie
    lying prostrate on the ground
    | fall
    They fell prostrate before the king.

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