Synonyms for projection


1. projection, prediction, anticipation, prevision
usage: a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
2. projection, visual communication
usage: the projection of an image from a film onto a screen
3. project, projection, plan, program, programme
usage: a planned undertaking
4. projection, structure, construction
usage: any structure that branches out from a central support
5. projection, convex shape, convexity
usage: any solid convex shape that juts out from something
6. projection, defense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defence
usage: (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else
7. projection, acoustic projection, sound projection, acoustic phenomenon
usage: the acoustic phenomenon that gives sound a penetrating quality; "our ukuleles have been designed to have superior sound and projection"; "a prime ingredient of public speaking is projection of the voice"
8. projection, representation
usage: the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction
9. protrusion, projection, jut, jutting, change of shape
usage: the act of projecting out from something
10. expulsion, projection, ejection, forcing out, propulsion, actuation
usage: the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
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