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See definition of prostrate on Dictionary.com
  • adj.flat, horizontal
  • adj.helpless
  • adj.tired, worn
  • verbfall on knees; submit
  • verboverwhelm; wear out

synonyms for prostrate

  • reclining
  • abject
  • bowed low
  • procumbent
  • prone
  • recumbent
  • supine
  • kneel
  • kowtow
  • obey
  • grovel
  • bow
  • surrender
  • cringe
  • abase
  • give in
  • bow down
  • cast before
  • fall at feet
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antonyms for prostrate

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  • erect
  • hale
  • happy
  • healthy
  • self-sufficient
  • straight
  • strong
  • successful
  • upright
  • vertical
  • strong
  • upright
  • straight
  • saved
  • happy
  • healthy
  • hale
  • successful
  • self-sufficient
  • vertical
  • erect
  • encouraged
  • cheerful
  • lively
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How to use prostrate in a sentence

Mules pulled ramshackle carts, children played outside mud houses, burqa-shrouded women lay prostrate and begging in the middle of dusty roads.
AFGHANISTAN: WHAT’S AT STAKE?KATE BARTLETTJUNE 1, 2021OZY
Prostrate she fell on the floor; but hearing a waiter say, 'Up stairs, madam, you may have a room to yourself.'
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Prostrate or ascending, much branched; leaves round-obovate to rhomboidal, 3–10 long.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Prostrate beside him, Sembobitis and Menkera worshipped, their faces touching the stone.
BALTHASARANATOLE FRANCE
Prostrate under the dread of death, her innermost nature—stripped of the concealments of her later life—was revealed to view.
I SAY NOWILKIE COLLINS
Prostrate by his side lay the prince, in a state of insensibility, the blood faintly oozing from a wound in his arm.
HEROINES OF THE CRUSADESC. A. BLOSS
Prostrate, wounded men were strewed over the ground, but the bear was nowhere to be seen.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
Prostrate and helpless under the paw of the lion is a monkey with the face of Grady.
THE HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY IN CARICATUREARTHUR BARTLETT MAURICE
Prostrate in utter helplessness, she cast herself upon the Eternal Father's mercy.
THE MEASURE OF A MANAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
Prostrate bodies in olive drab hid the patch of tender green grass by the roadside.
THREE SOLDIERSJOHN DOS PASSOS
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WORDS RELATED TO PROSTRATE

  • ailing
  • disabled
  • flat on one's back
  • ill
  • incapacitated
  • infirm
  • invalid
  • prostrate
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