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Verb: prostrate  'pró,streyt
  1. Get into a prostrate position, as in submission
    - bow down
     
  2. Render helpless or defenseless
    "They prostrated the enemy"
     
  3. Throw down flat, as on the ground
    "She prostrated herself with frustration"
Adjective: prostrate  'pró,streyt
  1. Stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
    "found himself lying prostrate on the floor";
    - flat
     
  2. Lying face downward
    - prone

Derived forms: prostrated, prostrates, prostrating

See also: unerect

Type of: alter, change, lie, lie down, modify, throw, wing

Encyclopedia: Prostrate