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Definition of Prostrate

Prostrate

  1. Lying at length, or with the body extended on the ground or other surface; stretched out; as, to sleep prostrate.
  2. Lying at mercy, as a supplicant.
  3. Lying in a humble, lowly, or suppliant posture.
  4. Trailing on the ground; procumbent.
  5. To lay fiat; to throw down; to level; to fell; as, to prostrate the body; to prostrate trees or plants.
  6. 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.
  7. To throw down, or cause to fall in humility or adoration; to cause to bow in humble reverence; used reflexively; as, he prostrated himself.
  8. To cause to sink totally; to deprive of strength; to reduce; as, a person prostrated by fever.

Prostrate Translations

prostrate in German is niederwerfen
prostrate in Spanish is postrado