Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb prostrate

3 senses of prostrate

Sense 1
prostrate, bow down -- (get into a prostrate position, as in submission)
       => lie down, lie -- (assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better")

Sense 2
prostrate -- (render helpless or defenseless; "They prostrated the enemy")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
prostrate -- (throw down flat, as on the ground; "She prostrated herself with frustration")
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

Antonyms of adj prostrate

2 senses of prostrate

Sense 1
flat, prostrate -- (stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor")

INDIRECT (VIA unerect) -> erect, vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

Sense 2
prone, prostrate -- (lying face downward)

INDIRECT (VIA unerect) -> erect, vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

Similarity of adj prostrate

2 senses of prostrate

Sense 1
flat, prostrate -- (stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor")
       => unerect (vs. erect) -- (not upright in position or posture)

Sense 2
prone, prostrate -- (lying face downward)
       => unerect (vs. erect) -- (not upright in position or posture)

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